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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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Sudan: As fighting escalates around El Fasher, major malnutrition crisis persists in Zamzam camp

In response to the escalating fighting in North Darfur, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated over 100 war wounded patients – including 11 children, many with gunshot wounds – at South Hospital, El Fasher, over the past two weeks, but...

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Sudan is facing a colossal man-made catastrophe; MSF calls for an urgent, rapid scale-up of the humanitarian response

After one year of war, the aid provided to millions of people is a drop in the ocean due to political blockages created by the warring parties and lack of action from the United Nations and international humanitarian organisations.In one...

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In Sudan, “the needs are growing by the day, but the response is deeply inadequate”

The following statement from Dr Christos Christou, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), outlines the dire situation for people caught up in the war in Sudan ahead of the first anniversary of the start of the conflict. “Sudan is one of the...

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Urgent Appeal for Humanitarian Action in Sudan: Alarming Death Rates and Desperate Malnutrition Crisis Grips Zamzam Camp, North Darfur

A rapid nutrition and mortality assessment carried out by the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reveals that a catastrophic situation has unfolded in Zamzam camp, North Darfur, since the conflict in Sudan began in April 2023. All emergency...

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Sudan: Unconscionable surgical ban in Khartoum that puts hundreds of lives at-risk must be immediately reversed, says MSF

An unconscionable ban that is preventing life-saving surgical supplies from being transported to hospitals in RSF-controlled areas of Khartoum is putting the lives of hundreds of people – including women and children – at risk and must be immediately reversed,...

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Surgical ban in Khartoum must be immediately reversed

An unconscionable ban that is preventing life-saving surgical supplies from being transported to hospitals in RSF-controlled areas of Khartoum is putting the lives of hundreds of people – including women and children – at risk and must be immediately reversed,...

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Khartoum: Lack of essential visas for MSF staff threatens life-saving care in hospital

Without visas being urgently granted by the Sudanese authorities, MSF may soon be forced to withdraw its support to the Turkish Hospital in Khartoum. Visa applications for emergency staff – including surgeons, nurses, and other specialists – have been pending for...

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Sudan: Fleeing conflict, hundreds of thousands face hardship and disease in overcrowded camps in White Nile State

26 July, 2023 - More than 140,000 people, mostly South Sudanese women and children fleeing from Khartoum, have newly arrived in White Nile state since conflict broke out in Sudan and are now facing huge unmet needs for food, shelter,...

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Khartoum: Aid in jeopardy as MSF staff face beatings, death threats and theft

Khartoum/Paris, 21 July, 2023 – On the afternoon of July 20, four MSF staff as well as four truck drivers and a team of 10 daily workers were stopped by a group of armed men while transporting medical supplies to...

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“The horrifying scenes in Khartoum will forever haunt me”: Refugees’ Journey from Khartoum to the Camps in East Sudan

Since 15 April, different states in Sudan have been impacted by the fighting, the scale of violence, and limited access to healthcare and essential resources. This has drastically affected the lives of millions of people, leading to displacement and an...

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Sudan: Over 1,000 wounded people treated at MSF-supported hospital during almost three months of fighting in El Fasher

Since the start of the fighting in Sudan, MSF and Ministry of Health staff have treated over 1,000 war wounded patients at the hospital MSF supports in North Darfur. Here, Mohammed Alfa-qeeh – our project coordinator in El Fasher –...

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