MSF colleague killed in Gaza City by Israeli forces

The Israeli forces have accused our Palestinian colleague Fadi Al-Wadiya, whom they killed yesterday while on his way to work at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) clinic in Gaza City, of being a “significant operative” of the Islamic Jihad armed group. We have no indication that this is true and have received no direct communication […]

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MSF outraged and condemns killing of sixth staff member in Gaza

We are outraged and strongly condemn the killing of our colleague, Fadi Al-Wadiya, in an attack this morning in Gaza City.  The attack killed Fadi, along with five other people including three children, while he was cycling to work, near the MSF clinic where he was providing care.  Fadi was a 33-year-old physiotherapist and father […]

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Sudan: Fighting in El Fasher remains incessant despite UNSC resolution, warns MSF

Eleven days since the UN Security Council called for an end to the fighting in El Fasher, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) one of the few international humanitarian organisations still present in the city warns that hospitals continue to be attacked, and that no outside help can reach the city due to the intensity […]

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“We are profoundly disappointed”:  MSF statement on Canada’s response to our petition to step up humanitarian assistance in eastern DRC 

The Government of Canada recently issued a formal response to a petition supported by international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calling on Canada to increase its humanitarian assistance for Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where millions of people are in desperate need as a result of a violent armed conflict and the […]

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Critical shortage of medical supplies in MSF-supported facilities across Gaza

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Gaza are facing critical shortages of essential medicines and equipment as we have been unable to bring any medical supplies into Gaza since the end of April. The closure of the Rafah crossing, following Israel’s offensive in the south of Gaza in early May, coupled with the […]

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Gaza: “Everything is missing, even the idea of a future”

As the unrelenting horror continues in Gaza, Palestine, our teams in Rafah and the Middle Area are seeing a spectrum of mental health issues among children and adults. Since the beginning of the year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provided over 8,800 psychosocial support sessions for people in Gaza. Davide Musardo, MSF psychologist, […]

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Sudan: “We don’t know where we can go”

Renk transit centre, located around 60 kilometres from Joda, the official entry point, hosts 13,000 refugees and returnees fleeing the war. There, living conditions are dire, with insufficient food, water, shelter, sanitation, and healthcare. About 300 kilometres away, thousands of people are facing the same conditions in the Bulukat transit centre. Dak Denj Uchol, 70 […]

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Sudan: War is exacerbating humanitarian needs in neighbouring South Sudan, warns MSF

The ongoing war in Sudan is drastically increasing people’s needs across the border in South Sudan, alerts international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today. MSF calls for an immediate scale-up of lifesaving aid for refugees and returnees fleeing the war and for the communities hosting them. The war in Sudan, which began […]

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One by One, Hospitals are Damaged and Closed in El Fasher as Fighting Rages and People Flee

Since May 10, El Fasher has seen intense fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)  and Joint Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).  As the conflict continues to ravage El Fasher, the city’s hospitals are damaged and shut down. Meanwhile, thousands of people are fleeing in search of safety, with many arriving at Zamzam […]

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Ukraine: “After seeing the psychologist, I felt like a new person”

Natalia Kyshnir, 56, survived the siege of Mariupol but was forced to make the terrible choice of staying to look after her mother or leaving for safety with her son. She escaped to Vinnytsia but was left traumatised by her experiences. After receiving psychological support from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams, she says […]

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