Violence is affecting the civilian population more and more
The high level of insecurity, mainly in the central region of the country, has created an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. In order to respond to this deterioration of the humanitarian situation, MSF has intensified its emergency response activities. This increase is an indicator of the alarming deteriorating situation.
Ana Leticia Nery
Flowers in dark water: Recovering from Cyclone Idai
MSF medical coordinator Ana reflects on the stories of those who survived Cyclone Idai, and on the memories of those who were lost.
More than medicine: A look at mental health needs in detention in Libya
Sandra Miller, former MSF nurse activity manager in Tripoli, reports.
“This conflict is one of the worst man-made humanitarian crises in the world”
“I feel compelled to keep going back to Yemen. It's my way of dealing with the frustration of seeing the headlines.”
Flash floods have caused huge damage, washing away houses, roads and bridges
Heavy rains have caused severe flooding across Iran in recent weeks, leaving towns and villages underwater and damaging homes, crops and infrastructure. Elham Miraghazadeh, MSF deputy head of mission, describes what they found during their assessment.
Gaza’s Numbing Routine of Injury and Death
MSF teams were ready to take care of hundreds of injured people on 30 March in Gaza as the weekly protests there had their one year anniversary. “Only” four people were killed and 64 injured by live fire. MSF’s Field Communications Manager in Jerusalem, Jacob Burns, reflects on what it means when such a devastating toll of injuries comes to be considered a “good” day.
The heartbreaking testimony of an MSF nurse
Jai Defranciscis, a nurse from Australia, recently returned from Misrata, Libya, where MSF is providing care for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers facing arbitrary detention and extreme suffering. She recalls her experience.
Cyclone Idai : The first six days in Zimbabwe
Marthe Frieden is the medical team leader in MSF's emergency response to the destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe. She describes the situation in the first six days after the cyclone.
Interview with Kristel Eerdekens – MSF operations coordinator
MSF has been providing medical care in Venezuela since 2015. Kristel Eerdekens, describes MSF’s work in the country.
From child refugee to aid worker for MSF
The story of Thok Johnson Gony, International Medical Coordinator for MSF.