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Note: Press Officer will be onsite at all four exhibits in California.



Press Releases & Fact Sheets

A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City ENGLISH
A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City SPANISH
MSF Fact Sheet
MSF Fact Sheet - Refugee Camp Exhibit
MSF Fact Sheet - Malnutrition
MSF Fact Sheet - Refugees and IDPs

Country Fact Sheets

MSF Fact Sheet - Colombia
MSF Fact Sheet - Democratic Republic of Congo
MSF Fact Sheet - Hmong
MSF Fact Sheet - Iraq
MSF Fact Sheet - Somalia
MSF Fact Sheet - Sudan

High Resolution Refugee Camp Exhibit Images

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The following photographs may be used by print, online, and broadcast media outlets for coverage of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City." Each image has a suggested caption and a mandatory photographer’s credit line. When publishing any of the following images, please apply the photographer’s credit line assigned to the image.

 
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MSF Refugee Camp Interactive Map.jpg

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© MSF A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) interactive map that guides visitors through a virtual exhibit and answers questions like, Will I be safe? What will I eat? How do I find water? Can I get medical care? Where will I live?
MSF Refugee Camp Children.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux Visitors to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City" in Grant Park, Chicago, last year, play with toy trucks made from scrap metal, built by refugee children.
MSF Refugee Camp Water.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux Visitors to "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Grant Park, Chicago, last year, learn about water bladders that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sets up to supply clean drinking water to displaced populations.
MSF Refugee Camp Cholera.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux Dr. Mary Ann Hopkins, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgeon and U.S. board member, explains how MSF treats cholera, a water-borne disease that can break out and spread quickly in camps for displaced persons, as part of the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City" in Grant Park, Chicago, last fall.
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© Denisse Reyes/MSF Karel Janssens, an engineer and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) field worker, tells a group of children about the challenge of finding clean water that confronts refugees every day, as part of the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City" in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last fall.
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© Henry Debussman An overhead shot of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) outdoor educational exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City", in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last fall.
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© Henry Debussman Dr. Scott McKeon, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid worker, explains the set-up of a therapeutic feeding center for malnourished children, at last year’s exhibit of "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last fall.
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© Henry Debussman Refugees and internally displaced persons often rely on food distributions in acute crises. Their actual cooking utensils are on display at the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City."
MSF Refugee Camp Chicago.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux An overhead shot of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Chicago’s Grant Park, last fall.
MSF Refugee Camp Clean.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux Dr. Mary Ann Hopkins, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgeon and U.S. board member, demonstrates the clean water distribution system that MSF sets up in camps for displaced people around the world, as part of the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Chicago’s Grant Park, last year.
MSF Refugee Camp Malnutrition.jpg

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© Jean-Marc Giboux Dr. Mary Ann Hopkins, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgeon and U.S. board member, explains how MSF screens children for malnutrition, at the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Chicago’s Grant Park, last year.
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© MSF An illustration of the interactive outdoor exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," that will travel to four cities in California this fall.
MSF Refugee Camp Emergency.jpg

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© Sandra Murillo/MSF Visitors to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City" in Chicago’s Grant Park, last year, climb into an emergency housing structure to gain a better understanding of the living conditions faced by refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world.
MSF Refugee Camp Nutrition.jpg

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© Sandra Murillo/MSF Nurse Amy Becklenberg, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid worker, talks about nutrition in refugee crises as visitors sample BP5, fortified high-protein biscuits that MSF distributes in its field projects, as part of the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Chicago’s Grant Park, last year.
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© Sandra Murillo/MSF Nurse Bernhard Eder, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid worker, teaches visitors about the importance of building hygienic latrines in refugee crises, as part of the exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City," in Chicago’s Grant Park, last year.

High Resolution Refugee & IDP Images

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The following photographs may be used by print, online, and broadcast media outlets for coverage of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit, "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City." Each image has a suggested caption and a mandatory photographer’s credit line. When publishing any of the following images, please apply the photographer’s credit line assigned to the image.

 
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MSF Refugees and IDPs Shelter.jpg

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© Raphaël Sourt/MSF

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides primary health care in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region, where families that have fled the violence of Mogadishu now live in makeshift shelters at camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) (2007).

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In Afgooye, a former university campus west of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, an estimated 50,000 people have been seeking refuge among the local population.  Here, displaced people gather for the distribution of safe drinking water (2007).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Flee.jpg

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© Alois Hug/MSF

A displaced family has arrived in Birak, Chad, after fleeing a military offensive that forced 7,000 people from their homes (2008).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Water.jpg

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© Albert Viñas/MSF

People displaced by violence fill jerrycans from a group water supply in Salamat, Chad (2007).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Distribution.jpg

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A camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sileah, Sudan, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) distributed plastic sheeting and blankets to new arrivals and offered medical assistance to the estimated 17,000 displaced people who gathered there after they were attacked in Muhajariya (2007).

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© Avril Benoît/MSF

Internally displaced women risk being subjected to violence when they leave Kalma displacement camp, in Darfur, Sudan, to collect straw and firewood (2008).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Emergency.jpg

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© Pascale Zintzen/MSF

A camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the North Kivu province of Democratic Republic of Congo, where ongoing violent attacks have forced the population to flee repeatedly.  Here, in Masisi district, MSF performs emergency surgeries, treats malnutrition, and provides consultations for malaria and respiratory and urinary infections (2008).

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© Pascale Zintzen/MSF

A camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Masisi, Democratic Republic of Congo, where 2,300 families have sought shelter after fleeing violent attacks throughout North Kivu province (2008).

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© Miljena Dukanovic/MSF

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats a malnourished child with nutrient-rich, ready-to-use therapeutic food, in Nyanzale, Democratic Republic of Congo (2007).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Malnutrition.jpg

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© Miljena Dukanovic/MSF

In Nyanzale, Democratic Republic of Congo, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats moderately malnourished children on an outpatient basis and admits severe cases to this therapeutic feeding center (2007).

MSF Refugees and IDPs Food.jpg

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© Henri Hannequin/MSF

Hmong refugees confined to a camp in northern Thailand gather to receive the full-food rations that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides every two weeks to all people living there (2007).

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© Daniela Abadi/MSF

Ethnic Hmong refugees from Laos are currently confined to a camp controlled by the Thai military in Thailand’s northern Petchabun province.  Once a day, Hmong refugee children are allowed to leave the camp to attend school (2008).

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© Valerie Babize/MSF

At a hospital in Suleymania, in Iraqi Kurdistan, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team offers surgical care for civilian victims of the conflict who have sustained war wounds such as severe burns and orthopedic injuries (2008).

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© Adrian Ohrn Johansen

To escape harassment, killings, detentions, and sometimes forced recruitment by armed groups, large numbers of people have flocked to Bogota, Colombia, in search of new homes, and many of them now live in cramped shacks on the outskirts with no electricity or clean drinking water (2007).