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Humanitarian aid: a right for all

It is the international humanitarian law respect that guarantees the safety of teams on the ground, very often in unstable and dangerous areas.
Opérations de recherche et sauvetage. Mer Méditerranée. Sea-Watch 4.

Mediterranean Sea

MSF and Sea-Watch announce collaboration to save lives at sea

MSF is to join Sea-Watch on board the Sea-Watch 4, a new ship bound for lifesaving operations in the Central Mediterranean Sea.
Libya, migrants, MSF, detention centre


“They were shot and killed as they fled arbitrary detention”

Three people were shot dead and two were severely injured at the disembarkation site in Khoms on Tuesday night, 28 July, after being returned to Libya, the country they were trying to flee.


MSF condemns the killing of five aid workers in northeast Nigeria

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is horrified to hear the news of the killings of five humanitarian aid workers in northeast Nigeria.


MSF condemns the killing of a community health worker in South-West Cameroon

As members of Doctors Without Borders, we are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the killing of a community health worker who was supported by our organization in South-West Cameroon. We offer our deepest condolences to his family and community.
Personnes déplacées, Nigéria, MSF, Benedicte Kurzen

MSF: Annual review 2019

The MSF teams worked in 72 countries during 2019, with a workforce of around 65,000 people, 80% of them recruited locally, to provide medical and humanitarian aid in crisis situations.


Revolting attack on pregnant women and babies

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without borders (MSF) is devastated after yesterday’s sickening attack on pregnant women, mothers and their babies at our maternity in Dasht-e-Barchi hospital in Kabul.
Épidémie, coronavirus, Covid-19


Help and solidarity needed in Europe to protect medical staff from COVID-19

As the number of people with COVID-19 continues to rise rapidly across many countries in Europe - now the epicentre of the pandemic - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges European Member States to demonstrate solidarity beyond their national borders.
Syrie, personnes déplacées, Idlib


People in Idlib race to flee airstrikes as safe area shrinks

In northwest Syria, airstrikes combined with a ground offensive conducted by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies have triggered a huge wave of displacement.
Personnes déplacées. RDC. Masisi. Nord-Kivu.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Extra humanitarian assistance urgently needed in southern North Kivu crisis

For years, the territories of Masisi, Walikale and Rutshuru, in the southern part of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, have been plagued with armed violence and banditry. In the past months, these armed clashes have intensified, further aggravating the dire humanitarian situation ...