Sinister attacks by Italian authorities on lifesaving search and rescue
MSF strongly condemns the decision by Italian judicial authorities to request the seizure of the Aquarius for alleged anomalies in its disposal of on-board waste.
Hospital rehabilitation in Sinjar disctrict
MSF has launched activities in Sinuni General Hospital, in Sinjar district, Iraq, in collaboration with the Iraqi Directorate of Health, to help cover the urgent need for secondary healthcare services for people returning to the region.
MSF faces an influx of war wounded
As conflict intensifies on several frontlines across Yemen, an influx of people with war-related injuries are treated at facilities run by international medical organisation MSF in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Aden, Saada and Taiz governorates.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Numerous acts of sexual violence committed by armed men in Kasai
Between May 2017 and September 2018, MSF teams treated 2,600 victims of sexual violence in the town of Kananga in Kasai Central province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eighty per cent reported having been raped by armed men.
Refugees' lives in danger with MSF forced to end mental healthcare activities
At least 78 MSF patients have considered or attempted suicide or self-harm.
Italian government pressures Panama to stop Aquarius rescues
SOS MEDITERRANEE and MSF demand that European governments allow the Aquarius to continue its rescue mission.
Evacuation of refugees and migrants out of Libya is urgently needed
Thousands of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers arbitrarily held in Libyan detention centres must be immediately released and evacuated to safety out of the country urges MSF today as a fragile ceasefire in Tripoli continued for a third day.
Libya is not a place of safety
Over the past 72 hours following clashes in Tripoli, the lives of Libyans and an already vulnerable group of refugees and migrants have been put in grave danger.
Mosul still lacks 70% of healthcare capacity, one year since the battle ended
One year since the battle between the Islamic State group and the Iraqi forces officially ended in Mosul, the health system is still in ruins.
European governments must put people’s lives before politics
“Valencia is the end of a terrible ordeal for 630 people. But there needs to be a serious European commitment to save lives and disembark rescued people properly.”