Ongoing insecurity in Unity State has forced thousands of people to flee into the bush, including 240 South Sudanese employees of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) based in Leer, South Sudan.
Following inter-communal violence in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui last week, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams treated more than 200 people at the community hospital and at the Castor Health Centre. Ninety of the patients required life-saving surgeries.
Over the past seven weeks, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have run mobile clinics by boat to deliver medical and humanitarian aid to five small islands south of Guiuan that were affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Every day, more than 1,000 South Sudanese refugees are fleeing the fighting in their home country, crossing into Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia. Emergency teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are providing medical and humanitarian aid.
Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, has been in the grip of violence for weeks and most of the city’s hospitals are no longer functioning. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project coordinator Jessie Gaffric describes the situation.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to wounded and displaced victims of violence in Juba, South Sudan, following intense fighting from the evening of December 15 to the morning of December 18.
Thousands of people are at risk of being left without desperately needed medical care after the international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was forced to suspend activities in Malakal, South Sudan, following the looting of its compounds, says MSF.