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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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“Humanitarian operations in many parts of the country may grind to a halt” 

Dr Ahmed Abd-elrahman is a Sudanese doctor who has worked with MSF for more than 17 years, including assignments in Somalia, Pakistan, Libya. He is currently Director of Operations at MSF Brussels and is directly supporting MSF teams in Sudan.   ...

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MSF concerned about pushbacks, arbitrary detention, and violence towards migrants in Lesbos, Greece

Athens, Brussels, 25th May - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) expresses its serious concerns on the continuous deterioration of the situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek Island of Lesbos, where there have...

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MSF ‘shaken and appalled’ by looting of its premises in Sudan

Khartoum, 23 May - Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) condemns the unacceptable harassment of its staff and the violent looting and occupation of its medical premises and supported facilities in Sudan. Staff and patients are repeatedly facing the trauma...

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G7 Countries Must Commit to Safeguarding Humanitarian Assistance: MSF International President’s Statement Ahead of G7 Summit

Ahead of the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Dr. Christos Christou, International President of the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières, urges the leaders of the G7 countries to make a long-term commitment to safeguarding humanitarian assistance despite highly...

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Sudan: 240 trauma patients treated in Khartoum in a week

KHARTOUM/BRUSSELS – An MSF team working alongside Sudanese staff and volunteers in one hospital in south Khartoum has treated 240 trauma patients in just over a week. Many of them have suffered gunshot wounds or injuries resulting from explosions, consistent...

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“In Jebel Marra, we face the indirect effects of this terrible escalation”

Since the escalation of violence in many parts of Sudan on 15 April 2023, Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors without Borders (MSF) continues to provide medical humanitarian assistance in seven states in the country. In Rokero and Umo, in the mountainous...

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MSF returns to Calais to provide medical and psychological assistance at the French-British border

Calais, 15 May 2023 – On the French-British border, hundreds of people are trying to reach the UK every day, risking their lives for lack of prospects in France or to join relatives in the UK. In Calais, they face...

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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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El Geneina Teaching Hospital, West Darfur: 5 key points on the recent violence and humanitarian needs

The looting of El Geneina Teaching Hospital, which is supported by Médecins Sans Frontières-Doctors Without Borders (MSF) since 2021, made headlines in the last week of April.Reports suggest that widespread looting, destruction, and burning of property took place in El...

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“We came to Sudan seeking safety, but now we are trapped in another conflict that makes it even harder to cope and survive.”

"We came to Sudan seeking safety, but now we are trapped in another conflict that makes it even harder to cope and survive.”- Refugees in Um Rakuba camp. Fighting erupted in Sudan on April 15, affecting Khartoum and other states...

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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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