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Across Borders

Humanitarian, dedicated

group of experts

medical, health, ancillary

reaching out

across borders

help global emergencies

on-site specialists

high standards

difficult places

poorer countries. 

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War-torn

disaster zones

urgent medical needs

saving lives

administer

medical

surgical

obstetric

paediatric services

other related matters.

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Volunteers

respond

go beyond

call of duty

challenging, risky

roles in

foreign places

difficult working conditions

across borders.

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A special tribute to

and acknowledgement of

admirable group of personnel

who sacrificially

help alleviate

suffering of

fellow human beings.

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Thank you Médecins Sans Frontières.

 

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Comments on: "Across Borders" (12)

    • Thank you for your kind understanding. 🙂 Being in that profession, I can relate to what challenges they face. They volunteer to help others in such a humanitarian way. Kind regards, Iris.

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      • Indeed! August 19th will be World Humanitarian Day. One day to honour the work they do day in and day out. 😦

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        • Glad that there is a day to mark World Humanitarian Day! 🙂 Organisations such as MSF are deserving of recognition of their tireless effort in going all out to help others in difficult places. Thank you so much. 🙂

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  1. How thoughtful. Well done.

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  2. Very true and deeply thoughtful. Love it.

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    • I do appreciate your very kind comment. Thank you very much for your understanding and interest in this humanitarian cause. 🙂 Kind regards, Iris.

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  3. Beautiful tribute… You also made me think of all those specialists who were traveling to a Conference Against Aids and were literary blown away by a missile in the Malaysian Airlines affaire.
    Blessing and thanks to all of them, Aquileana 😀

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    • Thank you so much. Yes, indeed what happened to that flight was such a tragedy, Aquileana. There are so many medical personnel who have really given their time and expertise for humanitarian causes. I do appreciate your kind thoughts of them. Love, Iris. 🙂

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  4. Beautiful. My brother danced at the O2 in London the competition was in aid of raising funds for the British Red Cross. Marvellous people.

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    • There are many humanitarian organisations and people do respond to their worthy causes. Thank you, Charlotte, for your visit and feedback. 🙂 Kind regards, Iris.

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