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Ethiopia: Tigray Crisis

People have been left without healthcare and tens of thousands have been displaced across Ethiopia and Sudan, following fighting that broke out in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, in November 2020.

MSF teams are working on both sides of the border, providing assistance to people in refugees camps in Sudan, and to the displaced and host communities within Tigray in Ethiopia.

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Cooking area at Ortese Camp, Benue State © Ghada Safaan/MSF
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Surviving COVID-19 and living with the stigma in Homa Bay, Kenya

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