Jon Levy

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#OccupyHongKong by Aksel Coruh on Foto8

#OccupyHongKong documents the Occupy Central demonstrations during the October National Holiday of 2014. Shot at the protest sites of Mong Kok in …

Through Me - Iñaki and Asperger by Andrea Lamount

Iñaki is a highly gifted 10-year-old with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) who lives in Badalona. For two years he invited me into his life to see deep into …

Women of the Peshmerga by Maryam Ashrafi

Kurdish women fighters have a proud history having fought against many regimes that sought to oppress them: in Iran; Saddam Hussein’s Iraq; Turkey …

Maidan, Ukraine: Chapter 2, what remains by Petr Toman

“Dom profsouzov”. Maidan’s memento mori. The exact number of casualties from the fire is still unknown.<p>On Feb 20, Vasil Galamay was hit in the hop by …

Forcella, Naples, by Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentini Piccinni

Forcella is stabbed into the deepest guts of Napoli. It’s the oldest and smallest neighborhood in Naples. Forcella is known as the home to the most …

Calais, Port of Hope and Despair by Salvador Banyo

Landfall in the UK, The White Cliffs of Dover loom large in the minds of those in Calais waiting to make the crossing.<p>For the last 20 years the …

I will walk along the Huveaune – Chris Garvi

It should have been the Mississippi. But the Huveaune was more reasonable.<p>A few years ago I bought a book by Alec Soth entitled “Sleeping by the …

Ukraine by Nicola Bertasi and Anaïs Poirot-Gorse

U Okraina literally means “On the border”. A frontier territory which for hundreds of years has been a bridge between Europe and Russia. Former home …

Syria: Refugees and Rebels by Russell Chapman

I went to Syria in the spring of 2013 as well as refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. Since then, the violence has become even worse. Below is an …

Dealing With the Dead – the Troajan by Nat Wilkins

Ancient traditions die-hard in the highlands of Tana Toraja, a regency of the South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. Devoutly Christian, the Troajan …

The Syriacs of Tirbespiyeh by Yann Renoult

The church in Tirbespiyeh, Syria, june 2014<p>For the past year the local administration has allowed Syriac to be taught in school. The church organised …

Syrian Refugees in Istanbul by Turjoy Chowdhury

Since the start of the Syrian conflict in March 2011, an increasing number of refugees from Syria have sought asylum in Turkey. An escalation in …

Mosconi, an Indomitable Village by Los Ojos de Anita

A company that closes and the lives of its workers that stop. A crumbling world and an uncertain future looming, hoping, often in vain, for a …

Coal miners of the Jiu Valley, Romania by Gabriel Amza

Idle people sit and look out the window looking for excitement in Lonea, Romania.<p>Miners wait to get on the elevator heading to the underground at the …

Fighting Ebola: How Do You Comfort a Dying Child?

The worst part for registered nurse Anja Wolz is when the children come in. She wants to comfort them, but it’s almost impossible to cuddle a child when you’re wearing a full body suit, a hood with a visor, two pairs of gloves and rubber boots.<p>Wolz, emergency coordinator for Medicins Sans …

Health

Photo of the Week: Shifa Hospital, Gaza

In response to the emergency, MSF is supporting Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City with a full surgical team, medical equipment and emergency supplies, …

Ebola in West Africa, June 2014, by Sylvain Cherkaoui

Ebola in West Africa, June 2014, by Sylvain Cherkaoui<p>The Ebola virus in West Africa is "out of control", according to MSF experts fighting the …

Saving Gatluok

Saving Gatluok<p>Nick Owen documents the case of two-year-old Gatluok, brought into an MSF hospital in South Sudan in a severely malnourished state. …

Ebola Emergency

<b>Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly diseases. It is a highly infectious virus that can kill up to 90 percent of the people who catch it, causing</b> …

Photo of the Week: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Pregnant women in Haiti often find themselves in a precarious situation in emergencies. MSF runs a 130-bed obstetric and neonatal emergency hospital …

Latin America

International Medical Humanitarian Organisation

Welcome to the Speaking Out Case Studies website where you will find a series of studies from Médecins Sans Frontières that openly examine and …

In Memoriam

<i>Dr. Rockefeller Critical to Launch of Medical Humanitarian Organization in the United States</i><p>Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) …

Syria's Refugee Doctors

Syria's Refugee Doctors<p>Three Syrian doctors, now working for MSF, recall their own remarkable journeys as refugees, from treating Syrians in war-torn …

Cholera Outbreak in South Sudan, June 2014

Cholera Outbreak in South Sudan, June 2014<p>A photo essay and first person account from South Sudan about the effects and responses to the out break of …

Chagas: Silent Killer, by Seamus Murphy

Chagas disease is Latin America’s deadliest parasitic disease, affecting 10 million people worldwide. The disease spread by the bite of the so-called …

Rapid Intervention Surgical Kit - Médecins sans Frontières

MSF PICTURE DESK (@MSF_PictureDesk)

Colombia, in Eternal Sorrow by @<b>alvaroybarra</b> explores life in #<b>Colombia</b>; a country that suffered from decades of warpic.twitter.com/2tBf3X2rxk<p>Vicious …

MSF Month in Focus: May 2014

Living in Emergency

Doctors Without Borders