6-26 | Thousands of people have fled into the bush in the Greater Pibor Administrative area in eastern South Sudan as intense fighting over several days yet again threatens the lives of entire communities, warns the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The new and brutal rise in intercommunal clashes has led MSF to suspend its medical activities in Pibor after most staff sought safety in the remote bush area.
6-5 | Nearly 200,000 people fled their homes in the last two months as violence escalated in Ituri province, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
5-29 | The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in every one of MSF’s approximately 450 projects in more than 70 countries. Since the beginning of the pandemic, MSF has had two main priorities: first, to keep existing essential medical services up and running for the hundreds of thousands of patients who rely on us; and second, to prepare for, and respond to the spread of the virus itself. Faced with challenges on a scale never experienced before, MSF’s teams, like frontline healthcare workers everywhere, have had to quickly adapt to the new realities of a COVID-19 world.
5-21 | The number of deaths occurring in the COVID-19 treatment centre that Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) runs in Aden, Yemen, speaks to a wider catastrophe unfolding in the city, the international medical organisation said today, and the UN and donor states need to do more urgently to help the response.