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Caroline Seguin, responsable cellule pour MSF
Caroline Seguin

Yemen

Is the country on the brink of famine?

MSF operations desk manager Caroline Seguin discusses the recent warnings of famine in Yemen—a country that has been at war for almost four years.
Dr. Hilde DeClercq. RDC, septembre 2018. © Carl Theunis/MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Ebola is about human beings and trust”

New drugs, which might help cure those who have contracted the virus, are available, but offering and administering these drugs, says Dr Hilde De Clerck, is not as easy as it may seem.
Des jumeaux, six jours après leur naissance, dans la salle néonatale de la maternité MSF à Khost, en Afghanistan. Septembre 2013. © Andrea Bruce/Noor Images
Dr Séverine Caluwaerts

Afghanistan

“My sister, I will take care of you”

An story by Dr Séverine Caluwaerts, who carried out nine missions in the Khost maternity hospital. Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to give birth.
Le camp de Moria étant plein, les réfugiés sont maintenant hébergés dans une extension informelle du camp connu sous le nom d'Olive Grove. Grèce. Mai 2018. © Robin Hammond/Witness Change
Dr. Alessandro Barberio, psychiatrist in Lesvos. Greece. September 2018. © MSF
Dr Alessandro Barberio

Greece

Moria is in a state of emergency

Every day, living conditions in this overcrowded camp deteriorate.
The mosquitoes caught with the traps are then analyzed under the microscope to understand what specific species they belong to. Ethiopia. July 2018. © Gabriele François Casini/MSF

Ethiopia

"Why I catch mosquitoes to help MSF fight malaria"

In 2016 alone, 216 million people were diagnosed with malaria. If left untreated, the disease can quickly progress in severity often proving fatal.
Entrée des urgences de l'hôpital MSF de Bangassou, en RCA, en février 2017. © Borja Ruiz Rodriguez/MSF
Dr Ernest Lualuali Ibongu

Central African Republic

4 questions to…

Doctor Ernest Lualuali Ibongu has experienced both the suspension and resumption of MSF activities in Bangassou. Here, he describes the situation.
Mis en place d'une unité de traitement à Mangina. République démocratique du Congo, août 2018. © Sylvie Michaud/MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola: “We knew we had to act fast”

Patient Muhindo Kamavu, an experienced MSF nurse, tells how MSF responsed to positive cases diagnosed in Mangina.
Vue d'ensemble du camp de réfugiés de Kutupalong Rohingya. Bangladesh, juin 2018. © Patrick Rohr

Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh – making temporary permanent

Story by Anaïs, head of the MSF surveillance team, who is monitoring the epidemiological situation in the large Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district

Bangladesh, Myanmar

Rohingya crisis one year on: “We are not stateless, we are from Myanmar”

One year after over 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar, many remain trapped in a cycle of suffering.
Women prepare the evening meal for their families inside the camp for internally displaced people in Pulka town. Nigeria, May 2018. © Igor Barbero/MSF
Luis Eguiluz

Nigeria

“The situation in northeast Nigeria is deteriorating after years of conflict”

Luis Eguiluz, head of mission, explains the challenges displaced people are facing, while living in isolated enclaves controlled by the military in the northeast of the country.

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