Stories & News

Haiti
12 Apr 2024

Haiti's already fragile situation continues to deteriorate, with armed clashes and barricades forcing the closure of many medical facilities and preventing many of those in desperate need of healthcare and basic supplies from reaching that assistance. 

Time for 5
12 Apr 2024

MSF and activists launch a petition and protest outside Danaher in Washington, DC to pressure companies to reduce the price of lifesaving medical tests.

12 Apr 2024

It has taken the tragic killing of Australian aid worker Zomi Frankcom to finally trigger the Australian Prime Minister to call out the Israeli government and demand an independent investigation into the atrocities committed by Israel.

MSF team in Hawija
09 Apr 2024

Located at the west of Kirkuk Governorate, the Hawija district was part of Iraq’s one-third of territory that fell under the control of the Islamic State (IS) group in 2014. For three years, thousands of people fled their homes, leaving everything behind. Hundreds of thousands were displaced into camps in Kirkuk and other governorates. The district’s health infrastructure sustained significant damage. 

Sudan
08 Apr 2024

As of February 2024, close to 190,000 people have been displaced in Kassala state alone, underscoring the urgent need for comprehensive humanitarian assistance. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) planned a 10-week program to provide targeted medical and humanitarian aid in response to the acute emergency.  

08 Apr 2024

When conflict erupted near Matt Cowling's MSF placement in Sudan, his placement turned into something unexpected. Having recently returned, he discusses his year-long experience and his observations of the ongoing hostilities in Sudan.

Attack in Ukraine
08 Apr 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the missile attack on its office in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on 5 April. Following the attack, in which MSF's office was destroyed, we have suspended medical humanitarian activities in the Donetsk region temporarily, except supporting emergency care and ambulance referral services.  

02 Apr 2024

Scarlett Wong, a Sydney-based psychologist, speaks about her three-week placement in a situation that is “the worst humanitarian disaster I have ever seen.”

Al-Shifa
02 Apr 2024

After a 14-day long operation by Israeli forces in and around the facility, Al-Shifa hospital—the largest hospital in the Gaza strip—is now out of service. MSF calls for the safe evacuation of the remaining patients at Al-Shifa hospital so they can receive urgent medical care.

Lebanon
28 Mar 2024

Five months of armed conflict along Lebanon’s southern border have resulted in hundreds of deaths and forced more than 91,000 people from their homes.