Blogs & Stories

Logistics coordinator Ricardo Martínez is leader of one of the first MSF emergency teams to arrive in Türkiye following the 6 February earthquakes. He describes the situation in the city of Adiyaman. “I left for southern Türkiye just after the...
Helping people restore their eyesight helps them regain their independence The idea for the eye camps came about through our work in various communities in Somalia. We knew that there were a lot of eye ailments, and it became clear that most people...
A torrential rain hit as I was writing this journal (in Oct 2022), the communication system is spreading the news of a Category 6- Storm alert. Refugee camps nearby got hit by slope failure, some shelters were partially damaged. The loud noise in...
Earlier this year Dr Darren Pezzack, an Australian advanced trainee emergency registrar, was part of the very first Médecins Sans Frontières’ team to work in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. “There are the three things that stand out for me...
When a young woman arrives at the MSF hospital in Lankien, medical treatment is not the only care she needs. Mental health supervisor Ngueny Deng Pal shares the story… I will call her Mary, which is not her real name. Mary had been treated at our...