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CONTENTS

International news -MSF Situation updates

Emergency update - After life in Mosul

Medical update - Fighting NCDs in Jordan

In focus - Life at war in Yemen

MSF voices - MSF in Gaza and Nablus

In pictures- MSF’s 2016

Pull-out - Build your own ambulance

WELCOME

23 Jan 2017 description

After providing urgent medical care, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launches a building materials distribution campaign to benefit 10,000 families living in the remote mountains of Sud-Ouest, the island region most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew.

07 Dec 2016 description

Port-au-Prince - It has now been two months since Hurricane Matthew devastated southwest Haiti, and thousands of people are still without adequate food, safe drinking water and shelter.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the deterioration of living conditions, particularly in the departments of Grand'Anse, Sud and Nippes, all of which were affected by the hurricane.

03 Dec 2016 description

December 02, 2016

Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated southwestern Haiti, thousands of people are still without adequate shelter, food and potable water, and some remote communities have not received assistance.

28 Oct 2016 description

Port au Prince - Three weeks after hurricane Matthew swept over southwestern Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned that lack of shelter, safe drinking water, food and access to healthcare will lead to further deterioration of people’s health. “Women, men and children are in a very vulnerable position”, explains Chiara Burzio, MSF Emergency Medical Coordinator. “We are particularly concerned by the heightened risk of infectious diseases, cholera, and the deteriorating nutritional status of children under five in the isolated areas affected by the hurricane.”

23 Oct 2016 description

In the areas of Haiti hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew, many communities remain cut off from aid, rendered inaccessible by the storm. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) patients and staff members tell their stories in their own words.

21 Oct 2016 description

More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew tore through areas of southern Haiti, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams continue to treat people for wounds from the storm and diseases linked to its aftermath, and are prioritizing reaching isolated villages that are in urgent need of aid.

13 Oct 2016 description

A collapsed bridge at Roche-a-Bateau, southwest Haiti, means that people must cross the river on foot. Hurricane Matthew tore through the Caribbean on 4 October and devastated large parts of the island.

MSF teams are treating people for cholera, injuries and other medical conditions and are providing support to medical facilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

08 Oct 2016 description

10 October 2016

Teams are continuing their assessments of areas of Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew on the Tiburon Peninsula, as well as the Artibonite and Northwest departments.

In Jérémie, MSF found that the reference hospital has suffered damage and lacks water and electricity. There are a significant number of hurricane survivors with infected wounds, and also cholera cases. The MSF team carried out 250 medical consultations this weekend.

09 Jan 2007 description

The ten countries and contexts highlighted by MSF accounted for just 7.2 minutes of the 14,512 minutes on the three major U.S.