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Hundreds flee clashes in C.Africa

Hundreds of people in north-east Central African Republic have fled their villages following fresh violence between armed groups, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Sunday. Villagers fled gunfire and machete attacks to arrive in theShow More Summary

'Staggering' Numbers From MSF on Rohingya Killings

Doctors Without Borders' field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces, reports the AP. The group, known by its French acronym MSF, said Thursday that it conducted the survey in refugee camps in Bangladesh. It...

At Least 6,700 Myanmar Rohingya Killed In Single Month, Aid Group Says

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Doctors Without Borders conducted field studies in neighboring Bangladesh, where Rohingya Muslims have fled since the beginning of what the U.N. describes as "ethnic cleansing."

At Least 6,700 Rohingya Died in First Month of Myanmar Crackdown, Aid Group Says

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

The aid group, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, said the figure was almost certainly an underestimate.

Survey: The Actual Rohingya Death Toll Is 22 Times Higher Than Official Estimate

last monthNews : Huffington Post

In one month, thousands were burned, beaten, or shot to death, according to Doctors Without Borders.

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in Burma in first month of ‘ethnic cleansing’

last monthNews : BlogPost

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest month of a military crackdown that began Aug. 25 in Burma's Rakhine state. The organization said that by its “most conservative estimates,” 6,700 Rohingya were killed between Aug. 25 and Sept. 24, including […]

Aid group says shocking number of Rohingyas killed in 2 months

Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 Rohingyas killed in just 2 months in crackdown by security forces

6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. The figure is the highest estimated death...Show More Summary

For the Record

Refugees lost at sea: In the Nov. 27 Section A, an article about a Tunisian’s mission to bury migrants who died at sea trying reach Europe said Doctors Without Borders had stopped sending rescue ships into the central Mediterranean Sea. The group did stop sending one boat but continues to operate...

Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama

2 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang.

Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama

SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang.

MSF says it can't deliver live-saving aid to Yemen capital

International aid group Doctors Without Borders says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in dire need in the Yemeni capital because … Click to Continue »

Messi donates money won in court case against newspaper

The company that manages Lionel Messi's image rights says the player has donated more than 70,000 euros ($81,000) to the medical charity Doctors Without Borders after winning a court case against a Spanish newspaper        

Steven Holl unveils office clad in colorful photovoltaic glass for Doctors Without Borders

Steven Holl Architects just beat out a slew of other firms with plans for the new Doctors Without Borders headquarters in Geneva. The energy-efficient "Colors of Humanity" building features an innovative facade made of multi-hued photovoltaic glass and it's topped with a lush green roof.[...]

Geneva's Doctors Without Borders building to be wrapped in colored photovoltaic glass

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Glass surfaces that double as solar collectors are potentially transformative materials for architects and designers, and research in the area is coming along in leaps and bounds. A new building going up in Geneva will make full useShow More Summary

How tech helps tell the story of refugees - CNET

3 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

A new immersive exhibit by Doctors Without Borders uses VR and 360 video to give a glimpse into the lives of people forced to flee violence.

MSF says closing most cholera centers in Yemen as epidemic wanes

3 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - The medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) is closing most of its 37 cholera treatment centers in Yemen, saying the epidemic appears to have peaked.

Millions of Yemenis in 'desperate' health situation: MSF

Millions of Yemenis face a "desperate" health situation on top of the ravages of war, the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Monday. "Thirty months of war, high prices for consumer goods and unemployment have had a massive impact on people,"MSF said adding that a "great number of children" suffer from malnutrition. Show More Summary

How Doctors Without Borders battles drug-resistant bugs

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Here’s how Doctors Without Borders is working to stop deadly antibiotic resistant infections.        

Air strikes force hospital closures in northwest Syria: MSF

A surge in bombing raids has forced hospitals to close in northwestern Syria, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Friday. The raids in the Idlib region and northern Hama have intensified since they began on September 19, and hospitals are closing either after being hit or for fear of being targeted, MSF said in a statement. Show More Summary

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