Festival des migrations 2024: precious moments of exchange for MSF
Médecins Sans Frontières took part in the 41st Festival des Migrations, des Cultures et de la Citoyenneté on 24 and 25 February 2024. It was an opportunity to share and exchange ideas, and also to present our "Stop Ebola" escape room.
Gaza: Attacks on humanitarian workers amid relentless bombardment make vital assistance near impossible
« L'absence totale d'espace humanitaire et le manque de fournitures dont nous sommes témoins sont vraiment horribles », déclare Lisa Macheiner, coordinatrice de projet de MSF à Gaza. « Les habitants de Gaza ne peuvent plus endurer de souffrances ».
Cholera epidemic: "We are working against the clock to treat patients and prevent new cases"
Roland Couprie, an engineer and resident of Luxembourg, is on mission in Ndola, in the Copperbelt province, as WASH Team Leader with MSF to respond to the cholera epidemic, the largest ever recorded in the country.
Rise in kidnappings and sexual violence near US border seriously impacts health of people on the move
On Mexico's north-eastern border, MSF is seeing an increase in cases of kidnapping, sexual violence, ill-treatment and extortion, as well as constant persecution by the Mexican immigration authorities.
South Sudan: MSF calls for urgent response in Renk and Bulukat transit sites to prevent deadly outbreaks
A humanitarian crisis is escalating in Bulukat and Renk, two of the busiest transit sites in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, warns MSF. Thousands of people who escaped the conflict in Sudan are desperately short of essentials including clean water, food, shelter and healthcare. Overcrowded and unhygienic living conditions in the transit sites further increase the risk of disease outbreaks, highlights MSF.
Lifesaving medical care addresses urgent needs of civilians in Ituri province
A resurgence in attacks by armed groups in Ituri, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, since mid-February has resulted in large numbers of people injured and killed, says MSF, whose teams are running a surgical care centre in the town of Bunia.
MSF responds to a surge in cholera amid regional outbreaks
With the resurgence of cholera cases since mid-December 2023, MSF is involved in the emergency response alongside the Ministry of Health. The focus is on supporting patient care and fighting the spread of the outbreak in Lusaka and Ndola.