August 23, 2013

Syrian refugees are crossing the border into Iraqi Kurdistan in huge numbers, with more than 42,300 passing through the Peshkabour border crossing since it reopened a week ago on Aug. 15. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) staff have set up health posts on both sides of the border. They are providing medical consultations and distributing water to refugees waiting to be transferred to five transit camps currently being set up in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah governorates.

April 29, 2013

Decades of conflict, political instability and social upheaval have left many Iraqis vulnerable to psychological stress, mental health disorders and in need of mental health care, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a new report launched in Baghdad today.