Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news
Nutritional emergency: Digging for food
Ricardo Fernández, MSF's head of mission, is currently in the south of Madagascar, in the Anôsy region, where our teams are facing a major food crisis.
MSF steps up response to an unprecedented drought and extreme nutrition crisis
People in southern Madagascar are experiencing an exceptionally acute food and nutrition crisis after years of back-to-back droughts. The prospects for the harvest are extremely poor – according to FEWS NET, food production is expected to fall up to 70% below the last five-year average.
An MSF record of the consequences of violence since independence
On 9 July 2021, the Republic of South Sudan marked its tenth birthday. This significant milestone is also marred by the bloody legacy of its first decade, including a five-year civil war.
A humanitarian weekend in Beckerich
From July 9th to 11th the municipality of Beckerich welcomed MSF in the framework of the MSF in the municipalities ("MSF dans les communes") project.
NEW SORT-IT TRAINING ON ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
In collaboration with MSF LuxOR, MSF Lebanon hosted the Structured Operational Research Training Initiative (SORT-IT) course on Antibiotic Resistance.
“Millions of people rely on humanitarian aid to survive”
Muhammad is one of around 4 million people living in northwest Syria. Of that number, the UN estimates that at least 3 million require some form of humanitarian aid.
MSF calls for investigation into murders of its members and suspends its activit
Following the brutal murder of three of its staff in the Ethiopian region of Tigray on 24 June, MSF calls for an immediate investigation into the killings and suspends its activities in incentral and eastern Tigray. MSF teams in other areas will continue to cautiously assist people in urgent need.
MSF determined to return to sea after Geo Barents detained in Italy
Hundreds of lives are being lost in the central Mediterranean while humanitarian NGO vessels are detained. MSF calls upon the Italian authorities to swiftly facilitate the release of its search and rescue ship, to enable its return to sea as soon as possible.
MSF opens new COVID-19 vaccination centers
MSF is scaling up its COVID-19 vaccination operations in Lebanon, with the opening of two new COVID-19 vaccination centres in Tripoli and Bar Elias.
MSF mourns three colleagues brutally murdered in Ethiopia
Staff at MSF are today in mourning after receiving confirmation of the death of three of our colleagues who were working in Tigray region, Ethiopia.