Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news
Emergency Ukraine: "The humanitarian disaster continues"
Fifteen days after the start of hostilities, all-out war is raging in many areas, making travel difficult, dangerous or simply impossible. MSF quickly expanded its humanitarian medical response in several areas of the country. More than 2.1 million people have been forced to leave Ukraine, while many more are internally displaced.
MSF mobile clinics arrive in Ukraine
MSF emergency teams have been deployed in all of Ukraine's neighbouring countries. This is the testimony of Christina Psarra, MSF coordinator in Poland, who explains the arrival of the mobile medical units in different regions of the war-torn country.
Rebecca Smith, the testimony of one of the "MSF women on the lead"
Rebecca Smith is medical activity manager in Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) ‘Hospital on the Hill’ in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, which provides healthcare to the Rohingya refugees living in the 23 refugee camps. She began working with MSF when she was a refugee herself, running from conflict in her native Liberia and seeking refuge in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).
MSF staff in Mariupol: "The humanitarian disaster continues"
In this audio testimony, MSF staff highlight the enormous difficulties that people in the besieged area of Mariupol face in obtaining health care and accessing medicines.
Women on the lead : Celebrating MSF leaders
Many women working in MSF medical projects have had to overcome barriers to be leaders, including gender stereotypes. Yet they stand out as change-makers and advocates in MSF and their communities, transforming perceptions about women and ensuring their voices contribute to making our programs inclusive and accessible to all.
In Odessa, “everyone is preparing for the worst”
Carla Melki, emergency coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has just returned from the port city of Odessa in southern Ukraine.
Emergency Ukraine: A race against time for survival
Over ten days into the conflict and its escalation, we are beginning to see the impact on civilians. A full-scale war has broken out in many areas, making travel difficult, dangerous or simply impossible.
MSF rushes emergency medical supplies from Ukraine warehouse to Kyiv by train
MSF's first international supplies had arrived in Ukraine, and had been unloaded in the warehouse, just a few hours before.
Corridors are not enough in Ukraine
In the besieged city of Mariupol, thousands of people, including MSF staff and their families, remain cut off from the world. MSF is closely monitoring the ongoing reports about an agreement for safe passage of civilians this weekend.
How MSF is trying to access the areas most affected by fighting
Bérengère Guais, deputy head of emergency programmes in Paris, explains in this itnerview the challenges and difficulties of the association's deployment in Ukraine.