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.
4-10 | 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.
1-17 | Médecins Sans Frontières nurse Isa Sadiq Bwala is just back from Rann, in northeastern Nigeria, where he went to assess people’s medical needs after the 14 January attack on the town. Most of Rann’s residents have sought safety in Bodo, Cameroon, where an MSF team is providing them with medical care. “What struck me when we arrived was the silence.
1-2 | ©Agnes Varraine-Leca/MSF In early 2018, fighting intensified along the frontline between the cities of Taïz and Hodeidah by Ansar Allah troops and forces supported by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition.