One year after earthquake, mental scars are still raw
“We live in a tent – the children are afraid of houses and buildings,” says Hind, a 36-year-old mother of five in Afrin, in northwest Syria’s Idlib province. “We are very tired.”
Testimony: Marie-Aure Perreaut Revial, emergency coordinator for MSF in Gaza
Marie-Aure Perreaut Revial has recently returned from Gaza, where she worked as the emergency coordinator for MSF. Here she bears witness to the experiences of the MSF staff and patients she met during her time there…
Rafah, southern Gaza: Displaced, pregnant, and living in a tent
After more than three months of war, the health system has collapsed, leaving no space for pregnant women, and MSF is supporting the Emirati hospital to reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality among mothers and newborn babies.
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UNRWA funding suspensions jeopardise lifeline for millions in Palestine
MSF is deeply alarmed by the decision of some countries to suspend their funding to UNRWA, , which is a lifeline for millions of Palestinians in Gaza Strip, the West Bank and the region.
Gaza: “Staff at Al-Shifa are struggling to care for patients because the needs are huge”
Aurélie Godard, head of Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) medical activities in Gaza, was able to visit the hospital as part of a supply convoy organised by the United Nations on 22 January. Here she provides an overview of she saw during her visit.
Amid deadly hepatitis E outbreak, MSF launches mass vaccination campaign
In response to a deadly hepatitis E outbreak, MSF has launched a vaccination campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Health to provide protection to women and girls of reproductive age, who are at greatest risk of death from the disease.
With Nasser hospital out of commission, people in southern Gaza run out of healthcare options
“These systematic attacks against health care are unacceptable and must end now so that the wounded can get the care they need. The entire health system has been rendered inoperative."
Miami University: a morning spent presenting MSF and discussing humanitarian issues
On 18 January 2024, our General Director and two members of the Public Engagement team spoke to 12 American students who were in Luxembourg as part of Miami University in Luxembourg.