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Ea et assainissement Choléra Cameroun MSF
MSF épidémiologiste Cameroun Choléra
Franck Ale

Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria

How to identify the causes of an epidemic and respond strategically

Franck Ale, a member of a regional team of epidemiologists based in Dakar, explains the challenges of epidemiological surveillance to support MSF's work and counter cholera epidemics.


Children in displacement camps need immediate protection

Severine Courtiol Eguiluz, MSF advocacy manager in Nigeria, talks about the urgent needs of the displaced people and the challenges MSF faces in providing them with the necessary protection, especially children who have lived most of their lives in the protracted conflict.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tenth Ebola outbreak in DRC still rages, one year on

It’s been more than one year on since the tenth outbreak of Ebola in the DRC was declared.Trish Newport, deputy manager of MSF’s Ebola programmes in the DRC, reflects on the outbreak and the response over the past year.


“In the middle of nowhere, with no food or water”

MSF is offers medical-humanitarian assistance along key migration routes in the region of Agadez.
MSF Grèce Méditerranée Migrants

Libya, Mediterranean Sea

Lybia shipwreck - there are no words to describe their suffering

“You can’t even imagine how these people are suffering. Once you are in the middle of it – when you try to put words to it – then you realise that there are no words to describe their suffering.”
Libye. Frappe aérienne. Tajoura.
Sam Turner


“A night in which our worst fears would come to pass”

“These are the words of a Libyan MSF doctor following the fatal airstrike on Tajoura detention centre late at night on 2 July. It is a night that will forever remain etched in this doctor’s memory – and the memories of all MSF staff in Libya – as a horrific nightmare.”

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola in the DRC: “it is time to expand access to vaccines”

Isabelle Defourny, MSF's Director of Operations, answers your questions about the importance of vaccination during an Ebola outbreak.
MSF Libye centre de détention


“Healthwise, it was a disaster” in Libya’s Zintan and Gharyan detention centres

MSF staff who were recently granted access to two detention centres in Libya found a catastrophic medical situation amongst the people detained there. At least 22 people have died there from suspected tuberculosis and other diseases since September 2018.
MSF Mali Violence
Patrick Irenge


Violence is affecting the civilian population more and more

The high level of insecurity, mainly in the central region of the country, has created an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. In order to respond to this deterioration of the humanitarian situation, MSF has intensified its emergency response activities. This increase is an indicator of the alarming deteriorating situation.
MSF Cyclone Idai Mozambique
Ana Leticia Nery


Flowers in dark water: Recovering from Cyclone Idai

MSF medical coordinator Ana reflects on the stories of those who survived Cyclone Idai, and on the memories of those who were lost.