8-30 | Habiba ISMAEL has dark rings under her eyes and looks tired. She has agreed to open the door of her house in Agadez, Niger, to tell Médecins Sans Frontières（MSF） the story of her journey from Libya. Along with several hundred immigrants fleeing the bombing, her experience has not been a happy one.Agadez is 1,300km from the Libyan border. It is where migrants wait before going back to Libya or returning to their places of origin in Niger. Habiba is waiting to go back to the neighbouring country, “as soon as things calm down”.
8-27 | The situation remains very tense in Tripoli despite the fact that more areas of the city are becoming accessible to medical aid. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started working in medical facilities in the capital, donating lifesaving medications and supplies, and transferring patients in need of urgent medical assistance. The scenes in some hospitals have been shocking, MSF’s teams report.MSF has now 14 international staff in Tripoli; more will join them in the next few days.
8-26 | Over the past 24 hours, Médecins Sans Frontières has been continuing to assess medical facilities in Tripoli and has begun to provide medical support.
8-26 | A three-person Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team is currently in Tripoli with supplies and is starting to support facilities that are already overwhelmed with patients wounded in the fighting currently taking place in the Libyan capital. MSF has also dispatched teams to Zlitan, east of Tripoli, and Al Zawiyah, to the west, to support hospitals faced with an influx of wounded. Speaking from Tripoli, Jonathan WHITTALL, MSF Head of Mission, describes the situation on the ground.What is the situation like right now?
8-23 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is preparing to expand its medical response in western Libya to meet urgent humanitarian needs.Due to an increase in wounded admissions to the MSF-supported hospital in nearby Yefren, MSF has sent medical teams to assess the frontline area south of Zawiyah. MSF has sent another team inside Zawiyah town to support the general hospital which has also seen an influx of newly wounded and to assess conditions in the town.