1-25 | A new wave of fighting has gripped Myanmar over the past two months. MSF is providing medical humanitarian assistance in Shan, Kachin and Rakhine states, and we have witnessed healthcare facilities damaged or abandoned and hundreds of thousands of newly displaced people attempting to flee for safety.
10-26 | In the Cox’s Bazar camps, at least one million Rohingya refugees are currently facing a crisis health situation, are unable to gain proper education, and are not allowed to work. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is partnering with a Rohingya community to bear witness to the challenges, experiences and survival of Rohingya people.
8-4 | “About 85 per cent my camp is in ruins after Cyclone Mocha wreaked havoc here. All hut-like houses are destroyed. People who live in houses like these are in dire need of emergency aid since they have no place to stay,” says Daw Nu, MSF community health worker living in Sittwe. Daw Saw Nu’s house was battered by the heavy rains and 280km/h winds of Mocha, a category-five cyclone making landfall in Myanmar in mid-May, the largest of its kind to hit Rakhine state and the northwest of the country in over a decade.
5-24 | In many ways, Muhammadu, Mulikat and Dahiru have little in common. They were born in different corners of Nigeria (Yobe state in the northeast, Lagos in the southwest and Niger state, in the center) and grew up in different circumstances and with different dreams. But one day, when they were still children, their lives and those of their relatives changed forever because of noma.
4-24 | MSF teams in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh are overwhelmed by the ongoing outbreak of scabies and are calling on other health actors to take their responsibility. Ajmot Ullah is a 26-year-old Rohingya refugee living in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, since 2017.Rohingya refugees cannot legally work in Bangladesh. To get by, Ajmot relies almost exclusively on humanitarian aid, just like nearly one million other Rohingya refugees in the camps.