4-4 | The international medical humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) evacuated 71 patients by boat on Sunday 3 April from the Libyan city of Misrata, where ongoing violence has overwhelmed medical facilities with the injured.
4-1 | As the conflict continues in Libya, the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is pursuing a variety of measures to assist people affected by the violence in the western part of country, regardless of their affiliation or origin. So far, the organisation has been denied access to the west of Libya, despite receiving reports of urgent humanitarian needs.
3-28 | MSF teams have returned to Libya after being forced to withdraw from Benghazi due to worsening security conditions on the 15th of March. Today, seven MSF staff are inside the country, both in Benghazi and Tobruk, planning to resume assessments of medical needs and provide support with medical personnel and materials where required.“Since we first entered on the 24th of February, our aim has been to reach areas where the ongoing fighting has left the most needs” explains Simon BURROUGHS, MSF Emergency Coordinator in Libya.
3-24 | Ever since civil unrest and violence erupted in countries across north Africa and the Middle East, teams from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) have been supplying and assisting hospitals and health structures where medical staff are facing increased numbers of injured people. Teams are also assisting people who are fleeing to neighbouring countries.Libya
3-23 | On 15 March MSF teams left Benghazi due to increased insecurity. From Alexandria (Egypt) MSF’s emergency coordinator Simon BURROUGHS talks about the team’s efforts to get back into Libya and the need for access for medical humanitarian teams.Almost a week after MSF had to leave Benghazi and Libya, what is the security situation today?