August 08, 2014


July 31, 2014

Thousands have been fleeing to Afghanistan and finding shelter in refugee camps; MSF is working to improve poor sanitation.

July 30, 2014

"My daughter is two and a half years old. When she hears the explosions, she vomits and can sometimes spend hours without talking."

July 30, 2014

Though treatable, the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is still affecting many who live in areas susceptible to the disease and requires immediate attention.

July 30, 2014

Around Shifa hospital, in schools, in neighboring homes or with family members, almost one person in ten have been displaced by the bombing in Gaza.

July 28, 2014

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, MSF is stepping up its response in the most affected areas.

July 25, 2014

MSF in South Kivu, DRC, ended a measles vaccination campaign last week after reaching nearly 38,000 children.

July 18, 2014

MSF sent additional staff and resources into Gaza on Thursday to support Gaza City’s al Shifa hospital, but one surgeon was refused entry at the border, reportedly because of a paperwork discrepancy. During a brief lull in the bombing, 28 patients managed to reach MSF’s clinic in Gaza City, more than had been able to access the facility since Israel's current military campaign begin.

July 18, 2014


Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost Hospital, in Lashkargah. During the most intense phase of the fighting, from June 21 to July 5, MSF medical teams working in the hospital treated 68 patients with injuries related to the clashes.

July 17, 2014

Due to the resurgence of violence in Iraq and the ongoing fighting between armed groups and the Iraqi army, hundreds of thousands of people have fled the cities of Mosul, Fallujah and Tikrit in the past month. Most have fled to Iraqi Kurdistan, Al Tameem governorate, or other cities considered relatively safe. Some civilians, however, remain trapped amidst heavy fighting.