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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

The medical team inside the intensive care unit of the MSF medical train monitors and stabilises a severely war-wounded patient during the journey from Pokrovsk to Lviv.


MSF calls on all armed groups to respect international humanitarian law

Medical data and accounts from patients evacuated on MSF's medical referral train show that the war in Ukraine is being conducted with an outrageous lack of care to distinguish and protect civilians.
An MSF assessment team leaving for Paktika Province, Afghanistan


Afghanistan earthquake: MSF maternity ward in Khost near the epicentre

On the morning of 22 June 2022, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck south-eastern Afghanistan. The epicentre of the earthquake was not far from the town of Khost, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs a large maternity clinic. Our patients and staff are unharmed, but the toll in the region is expected to rise, especially in Paktika province.
© Illustration based on a photo by Johan Lolos


In Port-au-Prince “we’re surviving, not living”

Rosanberg, Ugo, Natalie and Morjorie all work in a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Port-au-Prince. Caught in a downward spiral of extreme violence by armed groups, they describe daily life amid the chaos of Haiti’s capital city.
Des migrants en provenance de pays comme Haïti, le Venezuela, Cuba, le Sénégal, le Cameroun, le Bangladesh, le Népal, entre autres, arrivent au centre d'accueil des migrants de San Vicente.


“We are tired and desperate”: Stories from families who survived the Darién Gap

In 2022, most migrants crossing the Darien Gap are Venezuelans—a shift from 2021, which saw a majority of Haitians risking the dangerous journey from Colombia to Panama.
Asykum seekers in line for a food distribution in Dhar el-Jebel/Zintan detention centre. Libya. 2019 © Jérôme Tubiana/MSF


MSF calls for evacuation of most vulnerable migrants in Libya to safe countries

International medical organisation MSF calls on safe countries such as European and north American states, among others, to offer protection to migrants currently trapped in Libya to urgently accelerate the evacuation of the most vulnerable people by strengthening existing mechanisms and opening alternative pathways for them to leave the country.

Presentation of MSF to European Parliament trainees

As part of its public outreach work, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg continues to seek contact with young European professionals who are taking their first steps in the world of international institutions and organizations.
MSF dans les communes au Luxembourg ©MSF
Dr Bechara Ziade

"Keeping a human-centered approach has helped me a lot"

Following its General Assembly on 30 April, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg has elected Dr Bechara Ziade to head its Council of Administration. Currently Chief of division children's health and adolescents at the Luxembourgish Ministry of Health, he has decided once again to put his energy at the service of the most vulnerable throughout the world.
Two tents set up by the Ministry of Health and MSF, temporarily ease the influx of patients into the region's only referral hospital


MSF Raises Alert over Alarming Indications of Large-Scale Nutritional Crisis

MSF is witnessing alarming indications of a deadly and escalating nutritional crisis in Ethiopia’s Afar region, requiring an urgent scale up of the humanitarian response. In Afar, hundreds of thousands of people have fled from recent conflict only to find themselves grappling alongside host communities with drought, hunger and staggering lack of access to healthcare and clean water.
MSF paediatricians attend to newly born babies in the neonatal ward of the MSF maternity hospital in Khost.
Fazli Kostan © MSF
Fazli Kostan


3 questions to Fazli Kostan, MSF project coordinator at the MSF Khost maternity

In order to reduce mortality and morbidity for mothers and their new-borns in Afghanistan, MSF is providing since 2012 free-of-charge, high-quality maternal and paediatric healthcare in Khost province, not far from the border with Pakistan.

Intervention of MSF Luxembourg at the Miami University John E. Dolibois

MSF Luxembourg's Public Engagement team went to Differdange on Monday, May 23 to present the organization's activities to students of the Miami University.