Sunday, August 06, 2006

Increased Insecurity Hampers MSF Medical Assistance In Darfur

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) demands that the provision of medical care be allowed and respected in the conflict areas of Darfur, Sudan. Many MSF activities are currently suspended in Darfur, leaving thousands of patients untreated everyday.

MSF has been attacked in the past weeks in several locations in all regions of Darfur. Among the latest incidents: on July 14, armed men robbed the MSF compound and stole a car in Serif Umra; on July 16, an MSF ambulance was shot at on the road between el Geneina and Morney and the driver beaten; on July 18, another MSF vehicle was stolen from a medical facility in Shangil Tobaya; on July 20, a team was whipped and robbed on the road between Golo and Niertiti. Read more >>>

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