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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

An MSF vehicle in Gaza after an attack by Israeli forces.
23 Feb 2024

In an address today, MSF's Secretary General called for urgent action in Gaza.

In complete defiance of worldwide calls for an enduring ceasefire, Israel has stated it will carry out a ground offensive on Rafah threatening the lives of more than one million Palestinians. 

The burnt and pockmarked inside of an MSF shelter in Al Mawasi

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of two MSF staff family members during an Israeli offensive on Al-Mawasi, Khan Younis, Gaza. Six other people were injured in the attack.

Awa Ousman Abdelkarim walking through the camp in Daguessa.
20 Feb 2024

Almost one year on, people fleeing Sudan’s violence continue to face an insufficient humanitarian response.

Rafah Indonesian Field Hospital hospitalisation room.

In Gaza, 1.5 million now seek refuge in Rafah, in the south. Continuous displacement over four months has left them with little to hold onto.

OT room at Nasser hospital

Medical staff and patients are being put in danger in a place where they should be protected.

Rohingya girl poses with tanaka, a traditional cosmetic, on her face.
20 Feb 2024

MSF collaborated with a collective of Rohingya photographers to produce this collection of photos documenting daily life in the world’s largest refugee camp.