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Bringing the water system back to life in Tigray, Ethiopia

MSF provides clean water to Aby Aday IDP camp in Sheraro, Tigray. MSF re-started activities in Tigray in November 2022. Water and sanitation activities are a key priority to prevent the spreading of water borne diseases. In Sheraro, MSF team...

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Why is cholera killing hundreds across the Horn of Africa when it is so preventable?

Cholera outbreaks are occurring with increasing frequency, and lasting for longer, across Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. Tetiana Gaviuk, communications manager of the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) questions in this piece why the death toll from...

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Ethiopia: MSF calls for immediate resumption of food distribution

Addis Ababa, 06 July, 2023 – As malnutrition rates surge beyond emergency levels in many areas of Ethiopia, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) calls for the immediate resumption of food distributions which were suspended across Ethiopia...

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Ethiopia: “We don’t know where it comes from but it kills a lot of people”

Emergency alert In late 2022, MSF’s team in Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia received an alert about an usually high number of deaths in the south Omo Valley among an isolated group of people from the...

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MSF raises alert over alarming indications of large-scale nutritional crisis in Ethiopia’s Afar region

The medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is witnessing alarming indications of a deadly and escalating nutritional crisis in Ethiopia’s Afar region, requiring an urgent scale-up of the humanitarian response. In Afar, hundreds of thousands of people have fled...

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María, Yohannes and Tedros, remembered by their colleagues

We continue to mourn the death of three of our colleagues who were working in Tigray region, Ethiopia, who were brutally murdered on 24 June.María Hernandez, our emergency coordinator; Yohannes Halefom Reda, our assistant coordinator; and Tedros Gebremariam, our driver, were travelling in...

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MSF calls for Tigray murders investigation and safety for humanitarian workers

Following the brutal murder of three of our staff in Tigray, Ethiopia on 24 June, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for an immediate investigation into the killings and demands that aid workers be allowed to do their jobs in safety. In response to the killings, we...

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MSF mourns three colleagues brutally murdered in Ethiopia

Staff at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are today in mourning after receiving confirmation of the death of three of our colleagues who were working in Tigray region, Ethiopia. Maria Hernandez, our emergency coordinator; Yohannes Halefom Reda, our assistant coordinator; and Tedros Gebremariam...

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Isolated and Malnourished: Treating Patients in Rural Afar, Ethiopia

When Zahari Nur’s grandmother brought her to the outpatient post where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams were conducting outreach activities in Digdiga—one of the 12 Kebeles (provincial administrative units) that MSF is covering in its nutritional intervention in...

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The road (more like dust-track!) thus far… – Alan de Lima Pereira

Name : Designation : Alan de Lima Pereira, a medical doctor, has worked with MSF in the state of Chhattisgarh in India, Abder Rafi in Ethiopia and Leer in South Sudan. He shares his experiences of these places. When I...

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