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MSF denounces Israeli attack on camp sheltering displaced people in Rafah

On the night of 26 May, 180 wounded and 28 dead were recorded at the Trauma Stabilization Point (TSP) we support in Tal al Sultan, Gaza, after airstrikes by Israeli forces hit a camp sheltering displaced people, in a designated...

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DRC: Civilians caught in crossfire in the Kivus

Marie Brun is an emergency coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Goma, in the province of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. She provides an update on the intensification of fighting between several armed groups, including the M23, and...

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From bombs to desolate halls: MSF responds to people displaced in Zalingei, Sudan, without assistance

The war in Sudan has caused massive devastation and one of the world's largest displacement crises. After heavy fighting between Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) started in the Darfur region, most humanitarian actors evacuated – and...

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Water and sanitation in northwest Syria: the invisible health threats to displaced people

Jindires, a once-magnificent city located in northwest Syria, near the Turkish border, has been reduced to rubble, bearing the scars of both a relentless war and a recent earthquake. In northwest Syria, nine out of 10 people who were newly...

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Democratic Republic of Congo: As tens of thousands flee North Kivu conflict, an invisible crisis is brewing in South Kivu

More than 80,000 people have arrived in South Kivu’s Minova health zone, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after fleeing conflict in neighbouring North Kivu province. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has launched an emergency response with a...

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One year on: Soaring needs in Twic County, South Sudan

Under the shadow of a tree, a group is gathering, exchanging greetings. Peter, a mental health counsellor for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Margaret Abuk, MSF health promoter, are conducting an awareness and educational session for a group of overfifty...

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DRC: MSF treating alarming numbers of victims of sexual violence in displacement camps around Goma

In just two weeks, more than 670 victims of sexual violence have been treated by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams in camps for displaced people around Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu, representing 48 new victims per...

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Displaced communities are losing hope as the M23 crisis drags on in North Kivu

“The whole family was in the field working when the shooting started. We ran away and walked for three hours to Rumangabo in the rain," says Ponsie Benda, 54. The father of 13 found refuge in Virunga National Park’s primary...

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Iraq: Displaced people in Laylan camp express fears as camp closes

AMSTERDAM – Early yesterday morning, trucks arrived at Laylan displaced people’s camp, in Kirkuk governorate, Iraq, in preparation for moving residents back to their areas of origin. Camp residents have expressed their fears of being returned against their will to staff from Doctors...

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DRC: Extra humanitarian assistance urgently needed in southern North Kivu crisis

KINSHASA – For years, the territories of Masisi, Walikale and Rutshuru, in the southern part of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, have been plagued with armed violence and banditry. In the past months, these armed clashes have intensified, further aggravating the...

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Urgent humanitarian response needed on unprecedented crises in northeast DRC

KISANGANI/GENEVA – Multiple humanitarian crises are unfolding in Ituri province, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and hundreds of thousands of people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The recent upsurge in...

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