How can hope survive in these circumstances?
A Syrian doctor’s account. After suffering a series of tragedies near Damascus, Dr. Abu Yasser* describes the newest challenge: no more ambulances.
“Did I give birth to him to see a life like this?”
Testimony from a mother who recently gave birth in east Aleppo
Why the children of Nigeria’s Borno State are missing ?
Joanne Liu, MSF International President and Natalie Roberts, MSF Emergency Operations Manager witnessed this very grave situation.
"It has taken four years and 20 surgical operations to repair the damage"
East Aleppo's besieged residents have been told to leave their homes or face annihilation. As they brace themselves for what comes next, Amal Abdullah* recalls the day four years ago when she was told to leave the east Aleppo neighbourhood where she grew up.
Central African Republic
“Once the dry season starts, it is going to get worse again”
Zita came to the Kabo health centre, in the north of CAR, 10 days ago. She came with her two daughters Marie, two years old, and Nelpha, five months. It took them a whole day to get to their destination.
In Maiduguri, the displaced people are suffering from hunger
In Maiduguri, capital of the state of Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria, MSF teams treat malnourished children in a therapeutic feeding center with more than 100 beds.
I kept telling the team “it’s all about food”
Helle Poulsen-Dobbyns has just returned from Maiduguri, capital of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, where she was program coordinator for MSF.
Heal the psychological pain in refugee camps
Melanie Kerloc’h, MSF clinical psychologist, shares her experience from MSF’s mental health care projects in Epirus, Greece.
Dr. Abu Khalid
"I have seen people with injuries that I cannot describe"
Abu Khalid is an orthopaedic surgeon and director of an MSF-supported hospital in besieged east Aleppo.
A very normal birth in dangerously abnormal conditions
On 12 September, a healthy baby boy was born on board MV Aquarius, a search and rescue vessel run in partnership between MSF and SOS Méditerranée. He was born in international waters to Nigerian parents, who named their baby Newman Otas.