Doctors Without Borders
Another 81 migrants rescued by charity ship off Libya
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.
DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 500
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…
Death toll in IDP camp airstrike rises to 90
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.
Scramble to treat wounded IDPs after airstrike
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.
Famine looms in northern Nigeria, MSF warns
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.