Find out more about MSF's operations, mission, and it's principles.
What do fairylights, yoga mats, and cheese have in common?
They've been bundled into the suitcases of our field staff, who aim to pack a little slice of home amongst the socks and mosquito spray.
While the value of extra underwear cannot be ignored, it is essential that people have ways to relax and remain grounded.
When you spend most of your time in faraway, intense and often stressful environments, a bit of chocolate goes a long way.[[Article-CTA]]
Packing for an MSF assignment requires considerable planning and preparation.
Three to 12 months abroad, combined with a strict baggage limit, means your options are limited.
Key factors to consider include: the weather, bugs, availability of items in the destination country, local customs and, of course, one or two things to remind you of home.
Here's some tips from our staff in the field:
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