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Nigeria

"We are too scared to go back"

Dayo, 31, was referred to Mora Hospital in Cameroon in late July by MSF teams in Banki, Nigeria. She accompanied her sick four-year-old son, Barine. The child urgently needed to be admitted to hospital as he was suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Baroj

Iraq

Baroj's Story: Forced to Flee in Iraq

In this audio interview, Baroj explains why he left Mosul and his commitment to Doctors Without Borders.

Mediterranean Sea

"I cannot accept that children or adults can die like this."

Greece

"As a doctor, I feel outraged"

Dr. Kathleen Thomas

Afghanistan

Kunduz - What has been lost

Dr. Kathleen Thomas is an intensive care doctor from Australia who was on her first mission in MSF’s Kunduz Trauma Centre in Afghanistan from May 2015 until the US airstrikes on 3 October. She describes a typical day in the hospital and the events that unfolded during the week of intense fighting leading up to the attack.
Marie-Claire Kolié

Guinea

Ebola : Caring for ‘Queen Nubia’

One-month-old Nubia is the first newborn baby known to have survived Ebola. In the week she returned home, cured, MSF’s Dr Marie-Claire looks back at an emotional four weeks.
Lajos Zoltan Jecs

Afghanistan

"Unspeakable": An MSF Nurse Recounts the Attack on MSF's Kunduz Hospital

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience.
Emma Pedley

Nepal

«Keep walking»

Testimony of Emma Pedley, Nepal.
Michael Roesch

Ukraine

Most victims are hit when they’re walking down the street or waiting for the bus

Last week, 60 injured people were brought in on one day. But for three days there was no running water in the hospital, and so they had to cancel all but the most urgent operations.
© Manu Brabo

Ukraine

People feel abandoned

Emilie Rouvroy is Médecins Sans Frontières’ coordinator in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine.

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