Pakistan

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their villages in the Shabunda area of South Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), due to heavy clashes between the Congolese army (FARDC) and various armed groups. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to the urgent needs of the...
We’ve been running a number of mobile clinics in Fadfedar canal, in the areas around Manjoshori and in Khabula, where the people we struggled to reach not long ago are now relatively accessible. Here in Dera Murad Jamali (DMJ) we are treating a lot of watery diarrhoea and we’ve begun to support...
Access to safe drinking water and healthcare is a top priority in the ongoing flood emergency in Pakistan, says international medical organisation Médecins sans Frontières (MSF). The response should be based on the need of the affected populations alone, and not subject to political or military...
“I walked from Gul Bela, a village nearby to come here. I know that this distribution being held right now by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is for the community of Jala Bela. I heard people talk about it around a health center in my village that MSF has been supporting since displaced people...
Swat Valley was once known as the Switzerland of Pakistan, a place where families would spend the week-end walking in the mountains and enjoying the beautiful river banks for picnics. Since the 2008 conflict between militants and the army, the situation in the area has remained very tense and...
In the aftermath of any disaster suddenly hitting a population, the immediate impact in terms of deaths and injuries is often followed by other health risks that can be linked to difficult living conditions, lack of hygiene and restricted access to clean water and basic health care services. The...
MSF finds thousands of families trapped by flooding in Baluchistan province James KAMBAKI – MSF Project Co-ordinator in Baluchistan Continuous and sometimes heavy rains that fell on Khyber Pakhtunkwa and Baluchistan provinces have significantly impeded on the delivery on humanitarian aid. What this...
Two weeks after the first floods hit Pakistan the situation remains extremely dire for millions of people. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan, MSF is intensifying its activities and remains focused on medical care, clean water provision, and distribution of essential goods. More assessments are...
New rise in water levels delays aid effort As new areas of Pakistan get affected by floods daily, the zones that had received the first blow suffer fresh water level rise. Continuous and sometimes heavy rains that fell on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan provinces have significantly impeded on...
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