1-29 | In a nightmarish day on the Mediterranean yesterday (28 January, 2018) , 99 survivors from a sinking rubber boat were rescued by the Aquarius, a search and rescue vessel run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE, but an unknown number of men, women and children are missing, presumed drowned. Two women are confirmed dead. “The scene was devastating, with many urgent medical cases in quick succession.
1-24 | Intense fighting, including airstrikes and ground shelling, has dramatically intensified since mid-December in northern Syria, fuelling one of the largest displacements of people since the war began.
Sulaymaniyah:MSF helping displaced people in Sulaymaniyah recover from trauma, patients' testimonies
1-10 | ©MSF/Sacha Myers “I overthink things, become anxious and I can’t sleep.” Thirt
1-5 | In the eastern Ukrainian village of Opytne people are living without access to healthcare or essential medications. The frontline village lies in Ukrainian government-controlled territory, opposite the destroyed Donetsk Airport now in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. Without transportation and isolated by poor weather, these mostly elderly villagers have no choice but to live with the constant stress of the conflict in the region.
12-14 | Surveys conducted by MSF in refugee settlement camps in Bangladesh estimate that at least 9,000 Rohingya died in Myanmar, in Rakhine state, between 25 August and 24 September.