Libya

On 15 March MSF teams left Benghazi due to increased insecurity. From Alexandria (Egypt) MSF’s emergency coordinator Simon BURROUGHS talks about the team’s efforts to get back into Libya and the need for access for medical humanitarian teams. Almost a week after MSF had to leave Benghazi and Libya...
As fighting in eastern Libya once again escalates, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sees itself forced to withdraw its staff from Benghazi. The teams have moved to Alexandria in Egypt, or are on their way there. They will try to continue supporting Libyan health facilities, primarily through...
As conflict intensifies inside Libya, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely concerned with the situation of the wounded caught in the middle of violent clashes, and calls for urgent unhindered access to medical assistance, irrespective of...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Benghazi and on the Tunisian-border are still working to access areas of Western Libya, where medical needs are reportedly critical. Inside Libya, insecurity and the volatility of the situation is not allowing the team to reach areas in the West of the...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) denies all accounts that a medical doctor working for MSF was taken in Benghazi on 8 th March. No MSF staff has been taken in Libya. MSF teams have been present in Benghazi since 24th February and continue to support Libyan medical staff, particularly in Benghazi and...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to look into means of delivering more medicine and supplies, by road or by boat, to areas affected by violence Since the first MSF team was able to cross the Egyptian border into Libya on 24 February, MSF has been assessing the situation in various medical...
The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is demanding that parties involved in the conflict in Libya grant it access to violence-affected areas, including the dispatch of humanitarian supplies. On March 1, the MSF team in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi...
Last Friday, the first MSF team was able to cross the Egyptian border, on the Eastern side of the country, and reach the town of Benghazi in Libya. For the past three days, the team has been assessing the situation in the hospitals of Al-Jalaa, Al-Hawari, 7 October and in the Benghazi Medical...
The first MSF team reached Benghazi Thursday evening. Three medical facilities were visited: Al Jalaa hospital, Al Hawari hospital and Benghazi Medical Centre (BMC). Each of them is well equipped and managed to deal with the wounded and medical needs. However, they are facing some shortages of...
First MSF Team Arrives in Benghazi, More Doctors and Supplies on the Way While a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical team inside Libya attempts to reach health facilities trying to cope with high numbers of injured people, additional MSF teams with medical supplies, including necessary surgical...
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