2019 was an intense year in East Africa. Deep political changes, climate crisis, outbreaks of disease, displacement of populations due to conflict and protracted humanitarian crises. With this short post I want to remember some of the situations MSF responded to and talked about.
In January, Tom Rhodes wrote this exhaustive piece about the toll of conflict in the mental health of the people across the region, gathering insights from Kenya, South Sudan or Uganda.
Also on the same topic, we released this interview in February analyzing some of the challenges and situations faced in South Sudan to support the reintegration of former child soldiers in their society.
published this strong essay about Pibor, South Sudan and Nicola Flamigni filmed this impressive footage in Ulang showing the struggle of the people.