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Since 2012 MSF has supported services in the referral hospital in Ansongo, Mali, December 2017. © Seydou Camara/MSF
Jamal Mrrouch

Mali

“Insecurity has pushed people to their limits”

With the first round of the presidential elections scheduled for 29 July, Jamal reflects on the humanitarian situation in the country.
Frontline worker been vaccinated in Bikoro, Equateur Province, DRC, May 2018. © MSF/Louise Annaud
Miriam Alia

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Congolese health staff have shown an amazing commitment to fight Ebola”

Miriam Alia, an MSF vaccination expert,explains how MSF took part in the ring vaccination against the disease and tells of her personal experience working with Congolese health workers.
Vaccination contre la méningite au Niger. © Elise Mertens/MSF

Niger

“We should take every opportunity to vaccinate against deadly diseases”

Interview with Miriam Alía, MSF vaccination and outbreak response advisor, on the outbreaks of meningitis C and measles that have affected Niger in 2018.
Pierre Braquet

Iraq

“The living conditions for families in the refugee camps is simply unacceptable”

Doctor and Luxembourg national Pierre Braquet is coming back from a 6 months mission in Iraq. This is an account of his experience.

Myanmar, Bangladesh

Life in camp 18 : First-hand accounts from Rohingya refugees

Uprooted Rohingyas Hasina, Fatima and Mohamed were forced to flee Myanmar last year. Here’s what they have to say.
Ein Grab wird in der Nähe des Sangaris IDP Camps in Bambari, in der Zentralafrikanischen Republik, ausgehoben. März 2017. © Colin Delfosse/Ouf of Focus
Paul Brockman

Central African Republic

Ongoing fears of outbursts of violence in Bambari hamper access to healthcare

Bambari is once again plagued by violence and brutal attacks by armed groups. Many inhabitants have fled the city and are deprived of access to health care.

Yemen

“Our concern is that fighting could turn Hodeidah into a besieged city”

MSF teams are supporting hospitals to treat war-wounded in Hodeidah city, Mocha city and Far Al Udayn district, providing medical supplies and training to medical staff.
Erling Larsson

Guinea-Bissau

Medical knowledge that outlasts the MSF project

Dr. Erling Larsson explains the challenges of closing a project and the main outcomes of MSF's work in the region.
Shatila ist ein nur 4 Kilometer von  der Innenstadt Beirut (Lebanon) entferntes Flüchtlingslager. © Elisa Fourt/MSF
Wilma van den Boogaard

Lebanon

“Refugees rely primarily on humanitarian assistance”

Wilma van den Boogaard, LuxOR team member in Luxembourg, went to Lebanon for two years as a medical coordinator. Now that she has been on site for eight months, she takes stock of her experience.
Der Mann von Marie-Vincent heisst sie daheim mit einem Gebet willkommen. © MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“I will start today from zero”

An Ebola survivor, Marie-Vincent, shares her story after her entire family fell ill.

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