Stories & News

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06 Mar 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up its medical activities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to care for the mounting number of people injured in the chaos that has engulfed the Haitian capital since the February 28 announcement that general elections may be postponed as late as August 2025. 

Gaza: MSF UK Board member killed during Israeli offensive in Khan Younis

Médecins sans Frontières is devastated about the death Reem Abu Lebdeh, an associate trustee of the MSF UK Board and former staff member in Gaza, whom we believe was killed sometime in December 2023. 

Sudan
05 Mar 2024

It’s been almost one year since conflict erupted in Sudan. Over eight million people have been displaced, with the country now bearing the ignominious distinction of having the highest number of internal displacements globally. 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an increased humanitarian presence in South Darfur, where the medical and humanitarian situations demand immediate attention and collective efforts. 

Gaza

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has heavily condemned an attack in Gaza City where Israeli forces reportedly opened fire on a large group of Palestinians while they waited for food from humanitarian aid trucks. 

Professor James Ebdon from the University of Brighton
29 Feb 2024

When you think of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF), images of medical teams providing life-saving care probably come to mind. But MSF's impact extends well beyond medical aid, with significant efforts in areas that are not just medical. 

A displaced Palestinian family inside their tent in the southern Gaza town of Rafah’s Al-Shaboura neighborhood.

Restrictions on aid and a lack of protection for humanitarian staff makes it nearly impossible to provide care in Gaza.

Men, women and children, returning from Sudan with their belongings
27 Feb 2024

As the risk of disease outbreaks in overcrowded transit sites grows, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges organisations and authorities to strengthen humanitarian assistance to alleviate people's suffering.

DRC

Ituri province, in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been gripped for decades by recurring cycles of violence. Since mid-February there has been a resurgence of attacks, many of them targeting civilians, resulting in significant casualties, especially among women and children.

Patient from Ukraine
23 Feb 2024

Two years on from the escalation of war in Ukraine on 24 February 2022, MSF teams continue to assist patients on the frontlines of a seemingly never ending war. 

MSF Secretary General addresses the UN
23 Feb 2024

On 22 February, MSF Secretary General Christopher Lockyear addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and demanded an immediate and sustained ceasefire in Gaza