Myanmar: MSF suspends its medical activities in northern Rakhine state

The extreme escalation of conflict, indiscriminate violence, and severe restrictions on humanitarian access in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, have forced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to suspend its medical humanitarian activities in the townships of Rathedaung, Buthidaung and Maungdaw. MSF ran 14 mobile clinics in northern Rakhine providing essential medical services to all communities, […]

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Cyclone Mocha: aid efforts severely hampered by new restrictions

MSF clinic at Kein Nyin Pyin camp Pauktaw, Rakhine State, Myanmar.

“About 85 per cent of the city is in ruins after Cyclone Mocha wreaked havoc here. All hut-like houses are destroyed. People who live in houses like these are in dire need of emergency aid since they have no place to stay,” says Daw Nu, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) community health worker […]

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