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Humanitarian aid: potential closure of crossings

MSF calls on the United Nations Security Council to renew the cross-border resolution (UNSCR 2533) expiring on July 10, 2021 for the provision of humanitarian aid into northwest Syria.


Failed Covid-19 response drives Brazil to humanitarian catastrophe

More than 12 months into Brazil’s Covid-19 emergency, there is still no effective, centralised and coordinated public health response to the outbreak.


Health facilities targeted in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Health facilities across Ethiopia’s Tigray region have been looted, vandalised and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on healthcare, according to teams from MSF.
MSF, Syria, Emergency, Healthcare, Covid-19, humanitarian crisis, outbreak, water shortage


MSF denounces unsafe environment in Al-Hol camp in wake of staff killing

In the wake of the killing of one of its staff members and the injury of three others in Al-Hol camp for displaced people in northeast Syria, MSF expresses its shock and sadness at the incidents and its profound concerns about the insecurity facing camp residents, two-thirds of whom are children.

Humanitarian aid: a right for all

It is the international humanitarian law respect that guarantees the safety of teams on the ground, very often in unstable and dangerous areas.
Opérations de recherche et sauvetage. Mer Méditerranée. Sea-Watch 4.

Mediterranean Sea

MSF and Sea-Watch announce collaboration to save lives at sea

MSF is to join Sea-Watch on board the Sea-Watch 4, a new ship bound for lifesaving operations in the Central Mediterranean Sea.
Libya, migrants, MSF, detention centre


“They were shot and killed as they fled arbitrary detention”

Three people were shot dead and two were severely injured at the disembarkation site in Khoms on Tuesday night, 28 July, after being returned to Libya, the country they were trying to flee.


MSF condemns the killing of five aid workers in northeast Nigeria

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is horrified to hear the news of the killings of five humanitarian aid workers in northeast Nigeria.


MSF condemns the killing of a community health worker in South-West Cameroon

As members of Doctors Without Borders, we are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the killing of a community health worker who was supported by our organization in South-West Cameroon. We offer our deepest condolences to his family and community.
Personnes déplacées, Nigéria, MSF, Benedicte Kurzen

MSF: Annual review 2019

The MSF teams worked in 72 countries during 2019, with a workforce of around 65,000 people, 80% of them recruited locally, to provide medical and humanitarian aid in crisis situations.