Refugee

In a report released today, Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) once again calls on EU leaders to completely change their approach to migration and to stop intensifying their existing containment and deterrence policies, which are causing avoidable harm to the health and...
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announces today the relaunch of its search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean to save the lives of refugees and migrants attempting the deadly sea crossing from Libya. Since 2015, MSF medical teams working on search and rescue...
On Monday, March 29, a team from MSF arrived in the Afungi peninsula, about 25 kilometers from Palma town, where some of the injured are arriving and people are seeking refuge. MSF’s objective is to provide medical assistance, stabilize patients and ensure the ones in critical medical conditions...
In recent weeks, tens of thousands of displaced people have arrived in cities in the conflict-hit region of Tigray, northern Ethiopia. They join others who arrived earlier and are staying in schools and empty buildings, in poor conditions and without basic services. Many have already been displaced...
A massive fire broke out Monday in the world's largest refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, where around 900,000 Rohingya people are living. According to initial estimates from the United Nations, 15 people have lost their lives in the blaze, 560 people have been injured, and some 45,000...
Since the start of the war in Syria 10 years ago, the lives of Syrian people have been under threat. Back in 2011, the situation quickly shifted from localised protests to a full-scale war, leading to a devastating humanitarian situation that persists a decade later. In the course of 10 years, 12...
In the wake of the killing of one of its staff members and the injury of three others in Al-Hol camp for displaced people in northeast Syria, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) expresses its shock and sadness at the incidents and its profound concerns about the insecurity facing...
Faruk is a Rohingya refugee, living in a camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. “No one wants to be a refugee; the life we have here is not easy,” he says. “We live in an open prison. Life for a refugee is hellish and every day is the same. I can’t travel outside the area of the camps as we need special...
"We are extremely worried refugees are arriving to a camp that lacks essential services and that their basic needs will not be met." Kiera Sargeant, former MSF medical coordinator in Sudan, describes MSF’s response to the refugee crisis on the Ethiopian border What is happening at the border...
Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia after fighting broke out in early November 2020, according to OCHA 1 . Some 50,000 people have crossed to Sudan as refugees, while many others are displaced within the region, staying in...
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