May 1, 2012
doctorswithoutborders:

Emergency Response Scaled Up as Violence Continues in South Sudan Tensions and hostilities continue unabated between South Sudan and its northern neighbor Sudan, and MSF is scaling up its emergency response by treating people injured in the latest violence, giving material and staff support to local clinics and hospitals, and providing relief to people displaced by the fighting. MSF currently provides life-saving surgery in Aweil and Agok for patients wounded in the recent violence. The organization also reinforced its surgical response capacity in case of a general degradation of the situation. MSF has also donated medicines and medical supplies to local hospitals in Abiemnom and Bentiu in Unity State, both of which have received high numbers of wounded from the recent clashes. Two of MSF’s medical staff have been temporarily seconded to support the Bentiu hospital.Photo: South Sudan 2012 © Robin Meldrum/MSF Refugees from Blue Nile State in Jamam refugee camp

doctorswithoutborders:

Emergency Response Scaled Up as Violence Continues in South Sudan

Tensions and hostilities continue unabated between South Sudan and its northern neighbor Sudan, and MSF is scaling up its emergency response by treating people injured in the latest violence, giving material and staff support to local clinics and hospitals, and providing relief to people displaced by the fighting.

MSF currently provides life-saving surgery in Aweil and Agok for patients wounded in the recent violence. The organization also reinforced its surgical response capacity in case of a general degradation of the situation.

MSF has also donated medicines and medical supplies to local hospitals in Abiemnom and Bentiu in Unity State, both of which have received high numbers of wounded from the recent clashes. Two of MSF’s medical staff have been temporarily seconded to support the Bentiu hospital.

Photo: South Sudan 2012 © Robin Meldrum/MSF Refugees from Blue Nile State in Jamam refugee camp

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