Haiti

A fuel shortage in Haiti in recent days is threatening access and continuity of medical care in the country, said Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today. At its trauma hospital in Tabarre, Port au Prince, MSF has been forced to limit patients and is only treating life-...
On Saturday 14 August at 8:30 am local time, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti, specifically the provinces of Grand’Anse, Nippes and Sud. But the tremors were felt in other areas of Haiti, too. The Haitian Civil Protection General Directorate (DGPC) says 137,000...

Xavier Kernizan is an orthopedic surgeon who normally works at MSF's Tabarre hospital in Port-au-Prince. Since the 14 August earthquake, he has been working with an MSF surgical team in Jérémie. 

Saturday, August 14, at 8:30 am local time, the earth trembled in the southern peninsula of Haiti. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake caused severe damage to buildings, houses and main access roads in the three provinces of Grand'Anse, Nippes and Sud. The provisional death toll is estimated at more than 1,...
In the areas of Haiti hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew, many communities remain cut off from aid, rendered inaccessible by the storm. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) patients and staff members tell their stories in their own words. Lopino, a village in the mountains around...
Teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are continuing their assessments of areas of Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew on the Tiburon peninsula as well as the Artibonite and Northwest departments. In Jérémie, MSF found that the reference hospital has suffered damage and...
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MSF project coordinator Ahmed FADEL describes the fast reactions, the teamwork and the emotional extremes involved in responding to an emergency at Chatuley hospital in Léogâne, Haiti. It’s past 10 pm at MSF’s Chatuley hospital in Léogâne, Haiti. A two- year-old boy is receiving oxygen. He’s in a...
A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera treatment programs in Haiti, leading to unnecessary deaths and increasing the risk of greater outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said. In recent evaluations of public health facilities in four Haitian...
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Three years after the 2010 earthquake, the Haitian health care system is still devastated. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to manage four hospitals built to replace the temporary structures that it set up immediately after January 12, 2010. Thanks to these facilities, tens of thousands of...
Two years after the cholera epidemic began, the continued treatment of patients is still not certain, even at a time when the population is still largely exposed to the risks of contamination. In Port-au-Prince, more than 350,000 survivors of the earthquake are still being housed in camps, and many...
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