Blogs & Stories

Dr. Shannon Chan’s first mission was to South Sudan in 2016 and in late 2019, she set off on her second mission to Mocha in Yemen, where she worked as a trauma surgeon and trainer to national staff.. It has become extremely difficult to obtain...
Ilina Angelova was the humanitarian affairs officer for MSF on board the search and rescue ship Sea-Watch 4 in August and September 2020. She heard numerous accounts from survivors about their experiences – in their countries of origin, on their...
MSF psychologist Sara Tannouri looks back at the blast which devastated her home city of Beirut two months ago and its impact on people’s mental wellbeing, including her own. 4 August 2020 at 6:08 pm. I was just about to leave my house for the...
The heavy clashes that erupted in and around Lashkar Gah city on 11 October so far show no signs of abating. The main trauma hospital for war-wounded, run by another medical organisation, remains under pressure. MSF supports the nearby Boost...
Felipe Reyes is a psychologist with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Mexico. He provides psychological first aid (PFA) through a psychological helpline to migrants and asylum seekers. Reyes tells the story of one of his...