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Amsterdam/Marseille – One year on from Italy’s decision to close its ports to humanitarian vessels and the first political stand-off over the fate of people rescued in the Central Mediterranean Sea, at least 1,151 vulnerable men, women and children have died, and over 10,000 more forcibly returned…
Mediterranean crisis: European policies continue to claim lives on the Mediterranean Sea
In Pakistan, thousands of women and infants die each year from medical conditions that are easily preventable. In the south-west province of Balochistan, which has some of the worst health statistics in the world, the situation is particularly dire. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières…
Odisha, India: On 3rd May, Cyclone Fani made landfall on the coast of Odisha with wind speeds of over 200 kmph. The severe cyclonic storm caused damage to roads and communication networks, houses and public infrastructure in Odisha and neighbouring states. 16.5 million people were affected by…
India: MSF begins humanitarian response in Odisha after Cyclone Fani
Amsterdam/Northeast Syria – Children are dying from preventable diseases and women are giving birth in unsafe conditions in Al Hol camp, northeastern Syria, after being displaced from areas in Deir Ez Zor governorate where the final battles took place between Islamic State (IS) group and…
Syria: Women and children continue to suffer in Al Hol camp
Five-year-old Mustapha Osman is receiving fluids intravenously in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) measles unit inside State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri, Borno State. He arrived for treatment just over three days ago, and should be ready for discharge in a few days. “…
On 14 May 2018, the Israeli army shot more than 1,300 Palestinians, killing 60 of them, during the weekly protests by the fence between Gaza and Israel. A year later, many of those injured are still struggling with the devastating consequences of their wounds.  Their hopes to find adequate…
Palestine: Gaza, one year after the protests’ bloodiest day
Gaziur abruptly leaves a conversation and a cup of well-deserved tea. Holding a phone to his ear, he mouths “sorry” and rushes off into the neonatal ward of MSF’s Goyalmara Green Roof hospital in Ukhia, Bangladesh. Surrounded by paddy fields, elevated mud tracks and bamboo huts covered with…
Bangladesh: Saving lives that have just begun in Cox’s Bazar
Just over a month after Cyclone Idai devastated central Mozambique, Cyclone Kenneth hit the coast of Cabo Delgado province, in the country’s north, on Thursday evening 25 April. Several towns and communities are heavily damaged. It continues to rain, and there are large areas that are flooded or…
Heavy rains have caused severe flooding across Iran in recent weeks, leaving towns and villages underwater and damaging homes, crops and infrastructure. The rains began on 19 March in the northeastern province of Golestan, bordering Turkmenistan, and a week later inundated the southwestern…
MSF protests at Johnson & Johnson’s annual shareholders' meeting to demand a say in how lifesaving tuberculosis drug developed with considerable joint efforts, including public funding and MSF operational research, will be made available and affordable. New Brunswick, New Jersey - At the…
MSF: Johnson & Johnson should make TB drug available for all at $1/day

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