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6 Oct
The bodies of 17 migrants have been found washed up on a Libyan beach after their boat capsized during a bid to reach Europe by sea, the coast guard said on Wednesday.
7 Jun
It grew out of the ideals of a group of newly qualified French doctors who wanted to be on the ground helping those most in need anywhere in the world. For 50 years, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has brought medical care to the victims of earthquakes, famines, epidemics, conflicts and other disasters. Today, from helping…
11 Aug 2019
French charities SOS Mediterranean and MSF rescued another 81 migrants off the coast of Libya on Sunday, who joined 130 others aboard the ship the Ocean Viking, an AFP reporter said. The young men, mostly Sudanese, who had left Libya late Saturday in a blue rubber dinghy, clapped and cheered as the ship came into view.
9 Feb 2019
More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister told AFP. "In total, there have been 502 deaths and 271 people cured," said a health ministry bulletin published late on Friday, reporting on the outbreak in…
3 Sep 2017
The organisation, otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. The statement, signed by Anna Cillers, the MSF Medical Coordinator, noted that 200 others were admitted at...
20 Jan 2017
A botched air strike by the Nigerian Air Force earlier this week on a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency killed at least 90 people, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aid group said Friday.
18 Jan 2017
Scores of injured people were on Wednesday airlifted to hospital for treatment after a botched air strike on Boko Haram Islamists in Nigeria killed at least 52 civilians and aid workers.
16 Aug 2016
The Saudi-led coalition bombing rebels in Yemen launched an investigation Tuesday after international condemnation of an air raid that Doctors Without Borders said killed 14 people at a hospital it supports.
27 Jul 2016
Northest Nigeria is "close" to famine with hundreds of thousands trapped without help, and must be declared a "top emergency" by the UN, said Medical charity Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday.
1 Jul 2016
Nigeria has pledged to do more to tackle food shortages among people made homeless by Boko Haram, as the United Nations warned some 50,000 children could starve to death this year.

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