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Syria

Humanitarian aid: potential closure of crossings

MSF calls on the United Nations Security Council to renew the cross-border resolution (UNSCR 2533) expiring on July 10, 2021 for the provision of humanitarian aid into northwest Syria.
Un point d'eau dans la ville de Gorom Gorom, dans la région du Sahel au Burkina Faso.©Noelie Sawadogo/MSF

Burkina Faso

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.
Vue aérienne d'un camp pour les personnes déplacées dans la province de Cabo Delgado au Mozambique, où le conflit armé a entraîné le déplacement de centaines de milliers de personnes. ©Tadeu Andre/MSF

Mozambique

Five things you need to know about the conflict in Cabo Delgado

The northern province of Cabo Delgado in Mozambique is one of the poorest regions in the country. Since October 2017, Cabo Delgado has been suffering violent attacks from a Non-State Armed Group.
L'équipe MSF lors d'une intervention médico-humanitaire auprès des populations déplacées dans le Nariño rural. ©MSF

Colombia

Roberto Payán, Nariño: A new overlooked humanitarian emergency in Colombia

More than 1,500 people remain in shelters with inadequate conditions after fleeing clashes between armed groups in the Roberto Payán area of Nariño department. A proper response from regional and national institutions is urgently needed to alleviate their suffering.
Destruction dans la ville de Gaza où les frappes aériennes israéliennes ont tué des centaines de personnes depuis le 10 mai 2021. ©MSF

Palestine

Gaza: trauma continues long after the bombing stops

Between 10 and 21 May, Israeli airstrikes and shelling killed more than 250 people and left close to 2,000 injured in the coastal enclave of the Gaza Strip. In the space of just 11 days, many Gazans saw their homes and their livelihoods destroyed and suffered long-lasting physical and psychological injuries.
Distribution d'eau à Sake, Nord-Kivu, en RDC suite à l'éruption du volcan Nyiragongo. ©Moses Sawasawa

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).

"MSF dans les communes" in Bissen

Several municipalities have joined forces with MSF to offer a range of events around the organization's 50th anniversary.
Des personnes se rassemblent au milieu des décombres devant la tour Al-Sharouk qui s'est effondrée après avoir été touchée par une frappe aérienne israélienne, dans la ville de Gaza, le 12 mai 2021. ©Mohammed ABED / AFP

Palestine

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.
Maraignavy s'est rendu à la clinique mobile MSF de Ranobe avec ses cinq enfants pour une consultation médicale. Tous ses enfants souffrent de malnutrition. Madagascar, district d'Amboasary. Avril 2021.  © iAko M. Randrianarivelo

Madagascar

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.

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