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Gaza: “Everything is missing, even the idea of a future”

As the unrelenting horror continues in Gaza, Palestine, our teams in Rafah and the Middle Area are seeing a spectrum of mental health issues among children and adults. Since the beginning of the year, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provided...

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Sudan war is exacerbating humanitarian needs in neighbouring South Sudan, warns MSF

18 June 2024, Juba – The ongoing war in Sudan is drastically increasing people’s needs across the border in South Sudan, alerts international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today. MSF calls for an immediate scale-up of lifesaving...

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Sudan: One by One, Hospitals are Damaged and Closed in El Fasher as Fighting Rages and People Flee

13 June, 2024 -  Since May 10, El Fasher has seen intense fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)  and Joint Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).  As the conflict continues to ravage El Fasher, the city’s hospitals are...

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“Holding onto life”: In Jenin and Tulkarem, Israeli forces render healthcare inaccessible when it is needed the most

By Itta Helland-Hansen, MSF Project Coordinator in Jenin and Tulkarem, two governorates located in the North of the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory.Military incursions by Israeli forces in the West Bank are increasing in violence and frequency since the beginning...

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The latest massacres in Gaza’s Middle Area illustrate the complete dehumanisation of Palestinians

Jerusalem, Barcelona, Brussels, Paris, 11 June 2024 – Since the beginning of June, more than 800 people have been killed and over 2,400 wounded in intense bombing and ground offensives by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip, according to health...

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Gaza: “We did not have time to bury them”

On the morning of Saturday 8 June 2024, Israeli forces heavily bombed the Middle Area of the Gaza Strip, including Al-Nuseirat refugee camp. These deadly Israeli attacks reportedly killed at least 270 Palestinians and left about 700 wounded according to...

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New Bill Proposed by Israel’s Parliament Threatens to Obstruct Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

On 29 May, a bill aimed at designating UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, as a terrorist organisation passed a preliminary reading prior to three further readings in Israel’s Parliament, known...

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Carnage in Tal Al-Sultan camp: States supporting Israel’s military operations are complicit in the massacre of civilians

On 26 May, Israeli forces killed at least 49 Palestinians in airstrikes on a displaced persons camp in Tal Al-Sultan in Rafah, Gaza. More than 180 injured people were taken to a nearby stabilisation point supported by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors...

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Gaza: Israel must end its campaign of death and destruction

Jerusalem, Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, 28 May 2024 - As the United Nations Security Council meets today after Israel struck tent camps sheltering displaced people in designated “humanitarian zones” in southern Gaza, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) calls for an...

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Sudan: No Place Is Safe from Violent Fighting in El Fasher as Hospitals are Repeatedly Hit

Hospitals hit and death toll soars as violent fighting engulfs El Fasher, Sudan, leaving nowhere safe in the city; MSF calls urgently for protection of civilians, health workers and health structures. El Fasher, Sudan, 27 May 2024 – The intense,...

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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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