Refugee

A massive scale-up of humanitarian aid in Bangladesh is needed to avoid a massive public health disaster following the arrival of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, says Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Following a wave of targeted violence against Rohingyas more...
International humanitarian organizations must immediately be granted independent and unfettered access, including for international staff, to alleviate massive humanitarian needs in Rakhine State, Myanmar, says Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The call for urgent access comes...
Dear European Governments, What migrants and refugees are living in Libya should shock the collective conscience of Europe’s citizens and elected leaders. Blinded by the single-minded goal of keeping people outside of Europe, European funding is helping to stop the boats from departing Libyan...
Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh urgently require medical and humanitarian assistance, as an already dire humanitarian situation along the border with Myanmar worsens. By 6 September, over 146,000 people had crossed into Bangladesh, fleeing violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar. This figure,...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Libya. For more than a year, MSF has been providing medical care to people held inside Tripoli detention centres in conditions that are neither humane nor dignified. “...
Despite the end of Colombia’s 50-year long conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) in November 2016, the country still faces many challenges.
Last Friday (11 August 2017), the Libyan authorities publically announced the establishment of a search and rescue (SAR) zone and restricted the access to humanitarian vessels into the international waters off the Libyan coasts. Immediately afterwards, the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination...
Some 10,000 people are sheltering in the grounds of Batangafo hospital more than 10 days after violence broke out between rival groups in this northern Central African Republic (CAR) city, according to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). With clashes taking place between members...
Médecins Sans Frontières formally informed the Italian Ministry of the Interior on Monday (31 July) that it would not be signing the Code of Conduct for NGOs operating rescue ships on the Mediterranean. “Although we are unable to sign this code of conduct in its current form, MSF already respects...
The merciless killing of a baby in a Hospital in Zemio, Central African Republic (CAR), where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs a project, points to the extreme brutality against civilians in the escalating conflict, as the number of safe spaces dwindles. On Tuesday 11...
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