4-23 | Picture being forced to flee your home as armed conflict ravages your once relatively peaceful country.Last year’s harvests were poor and you’re already weak and vulnerable – but the annual food shortage season is still to come.It’s nearly impossible to see a doctor, with health centres closing due to the ongoing insecurity, and now there’s a deadly and highly contagious virus sweeping the world and crippling even the most advanced health systems.
4-18 | In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Cameroon has emerged with one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. Since the first person was confirmed with the disease at the beginning of March, the number of infections has risen fast, reaching over 850 confirmed cases by mid-April.
3-26 | The military offensive carried out by the Government of Syria and its allies in Northwest Syria, has led to the displacement of almost a million people in the space of just four months in the Idlib region . People have had to flee from their homes or from the camps they were already displaced in, to escape the daily shelling, aerial bombing, ground offensives.
2-29 | Indiscriminate attacks on civilians areas had predictably horrific consequences on February 25 in Idlib governorate, Syria. Three hospitals near the frontlines that are supported by medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 185 wounded, and 18 patients who were dead-on-arrival.
11-7 | On Wednesday evening, an aerial attack in Mocha, southwestern Yemen, partially destroyed a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières, when the aerial attack hit the surrounding buildings, including a military warehouse.