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Gaza: Some wounds never heal

From 10 to 21 May 2021, Israeli airstrikes and shelling on the Gaza Strip killed 256 people, including 66 children. Around 2,000 Palestinians were injured during the bombing, including over 600 children, some of whom sustained injuries resulting in long-term disabilities such as loss of...

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Haiti: A wave of violence in Port-au-Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 11, 2022—Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is alarmed by the latest wave of violence in Port-au-Prince as its staff have received more than 96 people with gunshot wounds in its medical facilities since April 24.From April 24 to...

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MSF strongly condemns latest violence after staff member shot and killed

MSF staff member shot and killed in latest violence in Leer County. Numerous people killed and thousands displaced due to the fighting. MSF calls on all armed groups to respect international humanitarian law and immediately cease targeting civilians and health...

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Surviving Gaza: the hopes and perils of living under blockade

Over one month since a ceasefire came into force between the Israeli government and Hamas, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip feel unsafe and fear another round of hostilities. Twelve-year-old Mohanned was in the car with his aunt on 11 May...

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Violence in Haiti’s capital is putting medical activities in jeopardy

A spike in violence in Haiti's capital is putting medical activities in jeopardy, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, warning that medical care cannot be sustained while armed clashes and robberies affect health facilities, vehicles, patients and staff.In the first week of...

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Palestine: Trauma continues long after the bombing stops in Gaza

Between 10 and 21 May, Israeli airstrikes and shelling killed more than 250 people and left close to 2,000 injured in the coastal enclave of the Gaza Strip, Palestine. In the space of just 11 days, many Gazans saw their homes and their...

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Out of sight, people suffer from rise in violence in eastern Burkina Faso

Op-ed by Abdallah Hussein, MSF head of mission in Burkina Faso While COVID-19 makes headlines around the world, less visible humanitarian crises continue to deteriorate. In the villages of Burkina Faso’s eastern region, killings, abductions and looting are now a regular occurrence. This...

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South Sudan: Renewed violence in Pieri kills and wounds dozens, including MSF staff

JUBA – It is with great sadness that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that a South Sudanese member of staff was killed, and two more were injured, during intense fighting that erupted over the weekend in and around Pieri,...

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Palestine: Like a virus, violence spreads in the West Bank amid COVID-19

A full lockdown has been in place in the West Bank for more than three weeks, with over 300 people confirmed to have COVID-19 in Palestine. The harshness of these security measures, intended to prevent the virus from spreading further, is impacting the...

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Venezuelans in Colombia: an unattended crisis

The migration of Venezuelans into Colombia represents the second largest population movement in the world, yet the international community is largely ignoring the dire situation of the migrants and asylum seekers. The humanitarian response remains severely limited, particularly in rural areas affected by...

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Central American Migration: More people kidnapped, abused on migration route in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY —Teams working in Tenosique, Mexico for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are reporting an increase in kidnappings and an escalation of violence faced by migrants and refugees on Mexico’s southern border. In testimonies collected in recent weeks by MSF staff...

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