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People collecting water from MSF distribution point

With the advance of the Israeli forces, and due to the massive bombardments and ground fighting, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are focusing their activities in the south of the Gaza Strip. 

mental health education sessions
16 Jan 2024

A new wave of fighting has gripped Myanmar over the past two months. Severe movement restrictions are preventing mobile clinics from running.

A displaced woman holds her child as she takes refuge in Alsafat Camp in Al Jazirah state.
16 Jan 2024

Since the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)'s attack in Wad Madani on 15 December, more than half a million people have fled the fighting and insecurity, including about 234,000 internally displaced people.

Dr Aldo Rodriguez

MSF surgeon Dr. Aldo Rodriguez describes the alarming desperation he witnessed in Gaza while providing urgent care for victims of bombings, including children orphaned by the violence. 

Medical activity manager talks to patients in Rafah
13 Jan 2024

Over the past three months, the Israeli Forces’ all-out assault on the Gaza Strip has drastically diminished the options for people to find medical care. The amount of safe space for organisations to provide healthcare to people is now virtually non-existent. Constant evacuation orders and attacks on health facilities have repeatedly forced organisations such as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to evacuate hospitals and leave patients behind.

Family portrait of Mileta Sargsyan
12 Jan 2024

Adjusting to an uncertain future after displacement.

MSF team member in Nabatiyeh

Since the start of the Israel-Gaza war, escalating military activity along Lebanon’s southern border has forced thousands of people in border towns to flee north or to major cities. 

Destrution in Gaza

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms 8 January strike on an MSF shelter, which led to the death of the five-year-old daughter of an MSF staff member.

Zernove transit shelter
09 Jan 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is partnering with the local volunteer organisation, Way of Ukraine, who run a transit shelter in Zernove in Kharkiv region. 

Masalit family of refugees in Chad
09 Jan 2024

A retrospective mortality survey carried out among Sudanese refugees in Chad documents the appalling scale of violence that swept through the region last June, while atrocities have continued in recent months in the region of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur.