Logistician

Logistics is at the heart of MSF’s lifesaving work, ensuring our medical teams can respond quickly and effectively to any emergency. But, while MSF strives for gender equality, logistics is a male-dominated field.

Paul Jawor is a British water and sanitation specialist who has just returned from Equateur province in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

“That evening we had around 30 casualties, both wounded and dead.
In extreme emergency situations, we may be able to set up additional wards using tents and simple resources within a day, but of course this does not mean that is what we do every single day being on the field, and at least not when I am current
© Marie Tan Kiak LI
Dear Everyone,
 
So it's been a month since I arrived in Chad, and three and a half weeks since making it to the airstrip of Tissi Paradise (as it's fondly known to its MSF inh
In Syria, obviously security was also on the top of the list of priorities to be looked after and I have to say I learned the hard way on a couple of things in this area. We had some unfortunate incidents where people came in with weapons.
© Nicole TUNG
Our field hospitals in Syria are ‘undercover’. Initially, we were running a hospital inside a cave then it was moved into a non functioning farm – a better location and we could adapt it to reduce the risk of shrapnel or mortar fire.
“Everyone is happy when the rain comes.” This is what my assistant told me after the rainstorm last week. 
 
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