Urgent humanitarian response needed to unprecedented crises in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo
6-27 | Multiple humanitarian crises are unfolding in Ituri province, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and hundreds of thousands of people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The recent upsurge in violence across the regions of Djugu, Mahagi and Irumu have forced thousands to flee their homes.
5-17 | Children are dying from preventable diseases and women are giving birth in unsafe conditions in Al Hol camp, northeastern Syria, after being displaced from areas in Deir Ez Zor governorate where the final battles took place between Islamic State (IS) group and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), says Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to the camp’s authorities, the overcrowded camp now houses some 73,000 people, who are contained inside by local security forces.
5-14 | On 14 May 2018, the Israeli army shot more than 1,300 Palestinians, killing 60 of them, during the weekly protests by the fence between Gaza and Israel.
4-25 | Many expectant mothers experiencing complications in childbirth and parents of sick children are unable to reach medical care in Yemen in a safe and timely manner, often with deadly consequences, a report by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has found. MSF’s new report, Complicated delivery -- The Yemeni mothers and children dying without medical care, outlines the impact of the war on pregnant women, new mothers and children under fifteen – who are some of the most neglected and vulnerable people in Yemen – as observe
4-10 | Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) strongly condemns the killing last Thursday of their colleague Gaulbert Mokafe, assistant nurse at the Batangafo hospital in Central African Republic (CAR), at the hands of an armed group. MSF once again calls on all armed groups involved in the conflict in CAR to comply with international law on conflicts and to respect the safety and security of medical activities, medical professionals and healthcare facilities.