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14 Jun 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health to run blood donation campaigns that help ensure the availability of this vital fluid for patients.

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07 Jun 2023

"The path from El Geneina to Chad is riddled with dangers as armed groups often patrol and can stop you on your route. The consequences of the escalating conflict are devastating..." says Moussa Ibrahim, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s logistics supervisor in El Geneina.

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06 Jun 2023

As of 31 May, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has hand over intervention activities in Türkiye, as the emergency response ends, following the devastating earthquakes that killed 51,000 people in the country's southeast.

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06 Apr 2023

Ban will only worsen the already dire humanitarian crisis in the country.

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Jessie Watson, a finance and HR manager from New Zealand, has worked on four assignments with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in South Sudan, Bangladesh, Yemen, and Ukraine. When not on assignment she lives in Dipton, Southland, working remotely. She spoke to us about her time on assignment with MSF. 

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What does it take to be selected for an international assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières? 

25 May 2023

Cyclone Mocha reminds us how the Rohingya people face ongoing vulnerability and dependence on international aid.

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24 May 2023

MSF staff and patients in medical facilities in Sudan are repeatedly experiencing armed incursions, with clinics and hospitals being looted of medicines and supplies.
MSF urges the Sudanese military and the Rapid Support Forces to ensure the safety of medical personnel and health facilities, and to allow safe passage of ambulances and people seeking healthcare.

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Severe flooding is affecting an estimated 1.3 million people across South Sudan and Ethiopia, inundating homes and leaving many without adequate food, water or shelter. Heavy summer rains have seen many areas flooded since July, with river levels continuing to rise.