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CRASH in the media

Discover CRASH member's media interviews and Op-Eds.

CRASH members are regularly interviewed by journalists on MSF interventions-related issues, humanitarian topics and current events.

Des réfugiés hutus rwandais attendent dans le camp de transit de Mukungwa.

Living through the horrors of genocide: humanitarian workers in Rwanda

The Conversation

How much is known about the daily experiences of humanitarian workers in extreme situations such as major conflict or disaster? In their new book, “Humanitarian Aid, Genocide and Mass Killings: Médecins sans frontières, the Rwandan experience, 1982-97”, Marc Le Pape and Jean-Hervé Bradol set out to answer some of these questions. The book is also informed by Bradol’s experience of working for Médecins Sans Frontières in Rwanda during the genocide. 

Vue de Tacloban, après le passage du typhon Haiyan aux Philippines en 2013

Rony Brauman: ''This is the first time that disaster-related indirect mortality is sparking debate"

Le Monde

Former president of the NGO Médecins Sans Frontières and current director of studies at the MSF Foundation’s Centre de réflexion sur l’action et les savoirs humanitaires (CRASH), Dr Rony Brauman, explains the difficulties involved in obtaining reliable figures on the human costs of natural disasters.

Couverture de la revue Alternatives Humanitaires

Interview with Marc Le Pape: Chronicle of a genocide

Alternatives Humanitaires

Marc Le Pape, sociologist and member of MSF-Crash Scientific Committee, is interviewed by Boris Martin, Editor-in-chief of Alternatives Humanitaires, about his and Jean-Hervé Bradol's latest book "Humanitarian aid, genocide and mass killings: MSF, the Rwandan experience (1982-1977)".

L'afflux des Syriens au camps de Domeez
Op-Ed

Syria: Breaking the De Facto Humanitarian Embargo against Rebel-Held Areas

While European Union members are debating the lifting of arms embargo on Syria, populations living in opposition held territories continue to be severed from desperately needed humanitarian aid. Yet, there is a controversy among aid agencies on the best ways to scale up relief activities in Syria.