Seeking healthcare in a city split by a frontline
Taiz, Yemen's third most populous city, has been the scene of a fierce civil war since the country's conflict began in 2015. Rocket fire and constant clashes have damaged the economy and health system to the detriment of the population, who are trapped on both sides of the front line.
After the earthquake, a surgical team works nonstop
Dr Xavier Kernizan is an orthopedic surgeon who normally works at MSF's Tabarre hospital in Port-au-Prince. Since the August 14 earthquake, he has been working with an MSF surgical team in Jérémie, where 54 injuries were treated, 36 of which were operated on in one week.
Nutritional emergency: Digging for food
Ricardo Fernández, MSF's head of mission, is currently in the south of Madagascar, in the Anôsy region, where our teams are facing a major food crisis.
Love and other cures in Ukraine
Little did Sergey realise that a trip to the refrigerator would herald a memorable day.
Conflict in Burkina Faso: “Many people are afraid to sleep at night”
Following the attack on Solhan village in early June – the deadliest in the country’s recent history – MSF head of mission Dr Youssouf Dembélé describes the impact of the continuous violence on people caught up in one of the world’s fastest growing humanitarian crises in recent years.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Further assistance urgently needed for people following DRC volcano eruption
Hundreds of thousands of people have been left displaced, and over half a million in the city of Goma have been left without access to clean drinking water, following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gaza: “Night and day, what we are living through is terrifying”
The fighting between the Israeli military and Palestinian armed groups, principally Hamas, broke out once again after weeks of tensions in occupied East Jerusalem, which has been illegally annexed by Israel.
Food and nutrition crisis in Madagascar: “It’s hard to find the words to describ
Since the end of March, MSF teams have been responding to one of the worst food and nutrition crises ever experienced in southern Madagascar.
Between a rock and a hard place – Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar
Bernard Wiseman, head of mission in Cox's Bazar district, describes the deteriorating living conditions for the Rohingya refugees and the dilemmas they face.
If seriously ill people can’t get to hospital, you can imagine the consequences
Albert Viñas has just returned from Ethiopia, where his role was to prepare for medical teams to access areas of eastern and central Tigray and assist people affected by the current crisis. He describes what he found.