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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. 



disaster zones

urgent medical needs

saving lives





paediatric services

other related matters.




go beyond

call of duty

challenging, risky

roles in

foreign places

difficult working conditions

across borders.


A special tribute to

and acknowledgement of

admirable group of personnel

who sacrificially

help alleviate

suffering of

fellow human beings.


Thank you Médecins Sans Frontières.



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.


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


        • 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.


  2. Very true and deeply thoughtful. Love it.


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


  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 😀


    • 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. 🙂


  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.


    • 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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