Place of safety needed for 356 people rescued in Central Mediterranean
With 356 vulnerable men, women and children on board the Ocean Viking, MSF and SOS MEDITERRANEE are calling for a place of safety that meets the requirements of international law.
MSF resumes search and rescue amid deteriorating conditions in Libya
MSF announces the resumption of lifesaving search and rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean, and condemns the criminal inaction of European governments.
People’s healthcare in danger amidst worsening anger and despair
The streets of Haiti have spiralled even deeper into violence in recent weeks, jeopardising the ability of both MSF teams and the Haitian healthcare system to provide emergency medical care.
MSF scales up activities as cholera spreads in several governorates
Humanitarian assistance, and particularly water and sanitation activities, need to be increased to prevent cholera from spreading across the country.
Alarming contitions in a Tripoli detention center
MSF calls on Libyan authorities and the international community to urgently address the inhumane and dangerous conditions in Libyan detention centres.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Medical activities suspended after Ebola treatment centre attack
An MSF Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, North Kivu, was attacked on 27 February, just days after another treatment centre in nearby Katwa was partly burnt down.
“All I have in this world are the clothes on my back”
For the almost two million people forced to leave their homes in northeastern Nigeria over the past nine years, the emergency in the region is far from over, and people continue to be displaced by the violence on a daily basis.
Aquarius Forced to terminate Operations as Europe condemns people to drown
As refugees, migrants and asylum seekers continue to die in the Mediterranean Sea, MSF and its partner SOS Méditerranée have been forced to terminate operations by the search and rescue vessel Aquarius.
Gaza injuries pose risk of leaving lives permanently shattered
The huge numbers of patients with complex and serious gunshot wounds are overwhelming the healthcare system in Gaza, leaving thousands in danger of infection and disability.
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.