Yemen

"we are surrounded by danger every single second." "The hospital is a second home for patients." “We attend to the tiniest details of our patients around the clock” ‘’The Gaza war taught us that the price of preparing a breakfast meal can prove to be very costly; we are surrounded by danger every...
Two months into the ceasefire in Yemen civilians continue to be severely affected by violence according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Since the ceasefire started in April, MSF facilities and supported hospitals treated a staggering 1,624 people with injuries caused by the intense fighting in...
After intense fighting in Taiz, MSF-supported hospitals in the city received in one day 122 wounded patients on Friday 3 June 2016. A further 12 were dead on arrival. The vast majority of the wounded were civilians. Today, as fighting continues, three injured children from the same family were...
Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) United Nations Security Council Briefing May 3, 2016, New York, USA Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Last Wednesday, airstrikes obliterated Al Quds Hospital in Aleppo. They blew apart at least 50 men, women and...
Saada is an area controlled by anti-government Houthi forces that was experiencing almost daily attacks from Coalition air forces. These air strikes were often close to our facilities and we clearly felt their effects.
Michiel Hofman, MSF Senior Humanitarian Specialist Shocking numbers of civilians are being killed and injured in Syria, with little accountability from the States involved – and in particular the United Nations Security Council, the majority of whose members are backing rival sides in the war. In...
The war in Yemen is being fought with total disregard for the rules of war, according to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which has seen three of its health facilities in Yemen come under attack in the last three months. “The way war is being waged in Yemen is causing...
At around 16h local time yesterday afternoon, 21 January, the ambulance service of the MSF-supported Al Gomhoury Hospital in Saada governorate, Yemen, was hit by an airstrike, killing one Ministry of Health (MOH) staff member. The incident took place in Dhayan, about 20 kilometres from the city of...
After five months of intense negotiations with officials , Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was able on Saturday January 16, to get a delivery of two trucks full of essential medical supplies into the besieged area of the city of Taiz, in southern Yemen. Checkpoints and...
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