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In the shadows of war: Increased violence and restrictions in the West Bank

“We walk for hours to reach the health facilities. Sometimes we use the donkeys to transfer sick people to the hospital or to the clinic,” says Mahmud Mousa Abu Eram, a Palestinian man from Hebron, in the West Bank. “There...

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Strikes, raids and incursions: Seven months of relentless attacks on healthcare in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

In the last seven months the healthcare system in the Gaza Strip has been systematically dismantled. According to OCHA[1], 24 hospitals in Gaza are now out of service, while 493 health workers have been killed. Each medical centre or humanitarian...

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Gaza: Thousands forced to flee as Israeli military offensive intensifies and aid is blocked in Rafah

Jerusalem/Barcelona/Paris/Brussels 8 May 2024 – Israeli forces have begun their offensive on Rafah and have seized control of the border, effectively cutting off lifesaving aid deliveries into the Gaza Strip. As thousands of Palestinians are forced to flee eastern Rafah following...

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Gaza: Rafah offensive will have catastrophic consequences

MSF calls once again for an immediate and sustained ceasefire to spare the lives of civilians and to allow enough desperately needed aid to enter the enclave.​ "On May 6, Israeli forces issued an evacuation order for several blocks in...

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Gaza: MSF report denounces “silent killings” due to preventable diseases and lack of access to medical care

Gaza’s healthcare system has been devastated, with men, women and children at increasing risk of acute malnutrition and with their physical and mental health deteriorating rapidly, according to a report released today by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) entitled Gaza’s...

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Warring parties must ensure safety of staff and patients in Al-Shifa hospital

Jerusalem, 18 March 2024 - As Israeli Forces announced on 18 March that they were conducting a military operation inside and around Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, northern Gaza, MSF staff sheltering close by said heavy fighting was taking place....

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MSF strongly condemns Israeli attack on Al-Mawasi shelter, killing two family members of an MSF colleague and injuring six

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of two MSF staff family members during an Israeli offensive on Al-Mawasi, Khan Younis, Gaza. Six other people were injured in the attack. Late on the...

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UNRWA funding cuts jeopardise lifeline for millions in Palestine

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply alarmed by the decision of some countries to suspend their funding to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, which is a lifeline for millions of Palestinians in...

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No safe place in Gaza as people are being crushed by intense, continuous bombing

Two months into the war, Israel’s unrelenting, indiscriminate strikes on Gaza have turned the north of the Strip into a pile of rubble and are now pounding the Middle Area and the south with increasing brutality. The suffering of Palestinians...

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Hospitals in south Gaza overflowing with hundreds of injured as Israeli forces step up bombardment

Since the fragile truce in the Gaza Strip, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, collapsed on 1 December, aerial and ground attacks by Israeli forces have resulted in hundreds of people killed and injured. Two hospitals supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)...

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Gaza: “It must all stop now.” Letter to UN Security Council

MSF International President Dr Christos Christou writes to the United Nations Security Council, asking they use their leverage and help stop the bloodshed being committed in Gaza. I am writing to you on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to implore...

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MSF doctors killed in strike on Al-Awda hospital in northern Gaza

Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is horrified by the killing of two MSF doctors, Dr Mahmoud Abu Nujaila and Dr Ahmad Al Sahar, and a third doctor working with Al Awda, Dr. Ziad Al-Tatari, following a strike on Al...

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