Malnutrition

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) has suspended most of its activities in Maban, South Sudan, after suffering a violent attack on Monday 23 July. Yesterday morning, a group of unidentified armed men broke into MSF office and compound, looting the organisation and staff’s...
Am Timan, June 2018 It’s 7:30 in the morning, and the clouds in the sky are holding back the heat, but soon it will rise, forcing people under the trees to find a moment of relief in the shade. The day in Am Timan, in the east of Chad, starts early. Am Timan hospital, which MSF has worked in since...
Arunn Jegan is an Australian Project Coordinator who recently returned from his second field assignment in Taiz, Yemen.
 
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Recent violence in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has displaced over 300,000 people from their homes, and awakened memories of the conflict that affected the region in the early 2000s. Houses have been burnt, around 200 people have been killed and scores of others wounded. The...
More than 688,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox's Bazar, a district in southeast Bangladesh, since late August 2017, after fleeing violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar. They joined several other thousands who had made the same journey in previous crises. The refugees – from a minority Muslim...
Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh urgently require medical and humanitarian assistance, as an already dire humanitarian situation along the border with Myanmar worsens. By 6 September, over 146,000 people had crossed into Bangladesh, fleeing violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar. This figure,...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Libya. For more than a year, MSF has been providing medical care to people held inside Tripoli detention centres in conditions that are neither humane nor dignified. “...
Yemen has been in wars for years. A large number of people are being displaced by conflicts. With more than 376,000 displaced people among an estimated population of two million, Hajjah hosts more displaced people than any other Yemeni governorate. About a quarter of these are sheltering in Abs...
An acute humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, as malnutrition reaches alarming levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), whose teams are working in Doolo zone, the worst affected area. “The numbers of young children with severe...
Malnutrition and paediatric treatment underway in Galkayo North Nearly four years after withdrawing its teams from the country, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has restarted treating patients in Somalia. MSF is once again providing support to Mudug Regional Hospital, Galkayo...
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