Refugee

Like most Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers, John, now 38, left his country to escape mandatory national service for an indefinite period, which the United Nations describes as “akin to slavery”. MSF teams met him for the first time in June 2019 in a Libyan detention centre, when he was...
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The migration route through central America and Mexico is long and dangerous—those who take it cross rivers, mountainous regions, and swampy terrain. It’s not just adults that risk this dangerous journey, children of all ages are also forced to flee their homes in search of safety or a better life...
The latest violence that erupted on the 4th April 2022 in Leer County in South Sudan has resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians, including a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff member. This is the second MSF staff member that has been killed in Leer due to extreme violence since December...
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Kharkiv, the second largest city in the country, has been severely affected by the Russian offensive. While many fled the city the conflict, those who stayed have taken refuge in underground stations to escape the incessant bombing. Médecins Sans...

Dr Morten Rostrup from Norway is working with MSF in Kharkiv providing medical consultations in the underground stations where people are sheltering.

On the morning of Friday 01 April, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders (MSF) finalized its first medical train transfer of patients in Ukraine.

Sasha, a long-time staff member of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) from Mariupol, Ukraine, describes life in the city as it was encircled and bombarded by Russian forces. For security reasons, he is using only his first name. I was born in Mariupol, and I have spent my whole life in Mariupol. I...
Since the outbreak of fighting across the country, MSF teams have been working around the clock to mount a response to meet urgent needs. Inside Ukraine Supplies to Hospitals MSF has been in contact with hospitals across the country. Many of them are desperately in need of supplies to treat war...
As hundreds of thousands of people are forced to escape, MSF is working on setting up emergency response activities in Ukraine and deploying teams in Poland, Moldova, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. Teams are also ready to respond in Russia and Belarus. As the conflict continues in Ukraine, MSF is...
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