Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news
Repeated pushbacks at Lithuanian border
There have been numerous instances of Lithuanian authorities forcibly returning migrants and refugees to Belarus, resulting in the breach of their rights. The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) publicly claim to have carried out thousands of pushbacks at the border since the start of the year.
Treating invisible wounds in the aftermath of conflict in South Sudan
The wounds caused by violence are not only physical and in the context of conflicts, psychological care is just as essential. Following the violent inter-ethnic conflict which caused the displacement of 80,000 people, MSF decided to provide mental health care to the population of Tambura, in South Sudan.
5 years on: 5 Rohingya people talk
MSF spoke with five Rohingya people living in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to understand how they see their lives five years since being forcibly displaced from Myanmar. Representing the ages five, 15, 25, 45 and 65, together they span three generations of Rohingya living in the camps. They are all current or former patients of MSF.
Warnings of a predictable failure on Lampedusa were ignored
Images from Lampedusa showing hundreds of people left for hours in the sun before receiving assistance, and severe overcrowding at the island’s ‘hotspot,’ are evidence of a predictable failure, MSF has said.
Flooding in Libya: An emergency team is being deployed to Derna
An MSF team has arrived the evening of 13 September from Misrata to Tobruk, east Libya and is due to reach Derna today by the road, in spite of challenging conditions as Derna has been split in two parts, east and west, by the floodings.
Morocco: MSF's eye-witness account of earthquake's impact
This week, an MSF team travelled to Morocco's Chichaoua Province, located in Marrakesh-Safi, to evaluate the needs of the people living in the isolated villages affected by the strong earthquake that struck the country on the night of Friday to Saturday 8 to 9 September 2023.
Khartoum’s deadliest weekend since the conflict began- MSF treat over 100 people
Last weekend, MSF teams treated over 100 people wounded in two separate locations of Khartoum following deadly attacks. At least 49 people were killed in the strikes. This was the deadliest weekend witnessed by MSF teams in Khartoum since the beginning of the conflict, five months ago.
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Fleeing conflict, hundreds of thousands face hardship in overcrowded camps
More than 140,000 people, have newly arrived in White Nile state since conflict broke out in Sudan and are now facing huge unmet needs for food, shelter, healthcare and water and sanitation in 10 camps that host around 387,000 people, according to the local authorities.
Cyclone Mocha: aid efforts severely hampered by new restrictions
Cyclone Mocha hit the coast of Myanmar on 14 May 2023, claiming hundreds of lives and destroying thousands of homes and infrastructure. Two months after the disaster, while humanitarian needs remain acute, the Myanmar authorities are still restricting the deployment of MSF activities in support of the affected populations.