11-29 | The huge numbers of patients with complex and serious gunshot wounds are overwhelming the healthcare system in Gaza, leaving thousands in danger of infection and disability. A slow-motion healthcare emergency is unfolding in Gaza as the cumulative needs of patients shot by the Israeli army and seriously injured during protests mount.
11-19 | Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the country's largest-ever Ebola outbreak. The outbreak starting from 1 August 2018 is centred in northeastern North Kivu province. According to the latest figures provided by DRC Ministry of Health, there are 366 cases in total, with 319 confirmed cases, of which 167 died of Ebola. Retrospective investigations point to a possible start of the outbreak back in May – around the same time as the Equateur outbreak earlier in the year.
11-7 | Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Wednesday (7 Nov 2018) the closure of its humanitarian project in Ad Dhale governorate, southern Yemen.
Yemen: MSF faces an influx of war wounded as fighting intensifies in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Saada and Taiz Governorates
11-7 | As conflict intensifies on several frontlines across Yemen, an influx of people with war-related injuries are treated at facilities run by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Aden, Saada and Taiz governorates. In Hodeidah, a major offensive was launched on 1 November by forces loyal to President Hadi, backed by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition (SELC), against Ansar Allah troops.
10-10 | On 1 August 2018, an Ebola epidemic was declared in North Kivu, in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo: it is the 10th Ebola outbreak in the country and the second one this year. MSF quickly launched its intervention, within the response plan of the Congolese ministry of Health. The epidemic is not under control yet and new cases appeared more than hundred kilometres away from the epicentre.