11-28 | In the second half of 2011, MSF witnessed increased insecurity in the camps located near Dadaab, Kenya. The kidnapping of two MSF international staff members in October forced the organisation to halt activities in Ifo camp and to temporarily reduce services in Dagahaley camp to life-saving activities in the hospital only.Despite the situation, MSF medical teams never stopped providing medical care in the biggest refugee camp in the world, and MSF has now resumed all medical activities in Dagahaley.
11-3 | “The emergency is far from over,” says MSF.Unless the capacity to deliver aid is rapidly increased, there will be significant problems in meeting the needs of Somalis fleeing to Ethiopia, the international medical humanitarian organisation MSF said today.
10-31 | Libya: Aid without discriminationSomalia: The medical aid challengeHaiti: The never-ending epidemicCentral African Republic: Halting premature mortality
10-19 | The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today called on the warring parties in Libya to immediately halt all attacks on and intrusions into medical facilities in the town of Sirte. All wounded patients must have access to care and must be able to receive treatment without discrimination and fear of reprisal.Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte has borne much of the brunt of the fighting that has raged. Last week, MSF teams based in Misrata were able to travel to Sirte and observe the damage at the hospital.
10-17 | In this interview conducted on 13th October 2011, Dr Gabriele ROSSI, MSF emergency coordinator, describes a very serious situation in Sirte. On the night following the interview, six patients died at Ibn Sina hospital because they could not be operated on. In the north part of town, thousands of civilians remain completely trapped by the fighting.