August 31, 2015

In order to increase Tunisian fishermen’s capacity to carry out rescues at sea, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has carried out a six-day training course with 116 local fishermen in the town of Zarzis. MSF is also training the Tunisian and Libyan Red Crescents, the Tunisian Civil Protection Service, and the Tunisian National Guard in the management of dead bodies and how to receive people who are rescued and brought to shore.

June 09, 2011

MSF is expanding its assistance in Misrata, Benghazi, Zintan, in camps along the Libyan-Tunisian border, and on the Italian islands of Lampedusa and Sicily.

May 16, 2011

An update on MSF's activities in Libya, where the conflict continues to create severe health care needs.

May 02, 2011

A 12-person MSF team is working in the besieged Libyan town of Misrata, and more MSF staff are on the way.

March 23, 2011

Across North Africa and the Middle East, MSF has been supplying and assisting hospitals and health structures where medical staff face increased numbers of injured people.

March 10, 2011

As the fighting and bombardments intensify, MSF is supporting a lifeline of medical supplies running from Benghazi to other flashpoints where large numbers of wounded are being reported.

March 08, 2011

MSF continues to look for ways to deliver medicine, supplies, and care to areas affected by violence