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Christopher Lockyear, secretary general of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), called today on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand an immediate and sustained ceasefire in Gaza. Addressing the Council at its monthly meeting on Gaza, Lockyear also called for the unequivocal...
Médecins Sans Frontières is outraged that medical staff and patients are still trapped after Israeli forces attacked and raided Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza, on 15 February. Some 130 patients and at least 15 healthcare workers are still in the hospital with no electricity or running water...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the decision by Israeli Forces to issue an evacuation order to thousands of displaced people sheltering inside Nasser hospital, the largest medical facility in southern Gaza. On 13 February, an Israeli military bulldozer destroyed the north gate of...

Marie-Aure Perreaut Revial has recently returned from Gaza, where she worked as the emergency coordinator for MSF. Here she bears witness to the experiences of the MSF staff and patients she met during her time there…

Amid ongoing heavy fighting and bombing in Khan Younis, south Gaza, vital medical services have collapsed at Nasser hospital, currently the largest functioning health facility in the enclave. Médecins Sans Frontières deplores a situation in which people have been left with no options to go for...
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the January 8 strike on an MSF shelter, which led to the death of the five-year-old daughter of an MSF staff member. Yesterday morning, a shell, resembling that from a tank, broke through the wall of the...
Escalating military activity along Lebanon’s southern border has forced thousands of people to flee border towns and seek refuge further north or in major cities. Israeli forces and Hezbollah have exchanged fire across the Israel-Lebanon border since the start of the Israel-Gaza war on 7 October of...
[Update on 6/1] After days of artillery fighting in #Gaza's Middle Area and following late morning evacuation order flyers dropped by Israeli forces for neighborhoods around #AlAqsa hospital where MSF works, MSF took the difficult decision to evacuate staff and their families from the area. “It is...
After days of negotiations and delay, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution demanding that the parties to the conflict allow and facilitate safe and unhindered humanitarian access at scale to Palestinian civilians in Gaza. The vote was 13-0 in favor of the resolution, with the...
On December 8, the United Nations Security Council failed to adopt a resolution demanding a ceasefire in Gaza—blocked by a veto from the United States. The Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza. This followed a letter from the UN Secretary-...
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