2-27 | The first MSF team reached Benghazi Thursday evening. Three medical facilities were visited: Al Jalaa hospital, Al Hawari hospital and Benghazi Medical Centre (BMC). Each of them is well equipped and managed to deal with the wounded and medical needs. However, they are facing some shortages of medical material and drugs (consumables, dressing, sutures, anaesthesia drugs, external fixators).
2-25 | First MSF Team Arrives in Benghazi, More Doctors and Supplies on the WayWhile a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical team inside Libya attempts to reach health facilities trying to cope with high numbers of injured people, additional MSF teams with medical supplies, including necessary surgical materials, remain blocked from entering the country.
2-24 | An Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team of six has crossed the border from Egypt into Eastern Libya with a truckload of medicines and medical materials. The team is now travelling to areas where medical facilities have reported many wounded people as a result of violent confrontations.MSF is extremely worried about the situation and its staff are working tirelessly to reach areas of Libya where large numbers of people are affected by the violence.For now, insecurity makes it impossible to bring urgently needed humanitarian aid to Tripoli, Libya’s capital city.
2-23 | As civil unrest leads to violent clashes in a number of countries in the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean region, emergency staff from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) provide support to fill gaps in the medical services for people injured in the protests. In those countries where MSF has been able visit health facilities, staff are dealing with the increased needs for treating injuries. But some hospitals and clinics are at risk of running low on medical supplies.
Kenya: Ifo II refugee camp lies empty whilst tens of thousands of Somali refugees live in unacceptable conditions less than 10 kilometers away
1-21 | Despite several aid agencies, including MSF, ready to assist the more than four hundred daily new arrivals, the negotiations for the opening of the new camp continue to be blocked.