MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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July 07, 2015

During the last week, the number of migrants and refugees stranded in the shrubby forests around the village of Idomeni on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) increased tenfold. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing medical consultations, psychological support, and relief items, and is now also planning to reinforce its activities in the area by launching an additional mobile team.

June 22, 2015

BRUSSELS/ROME—A crisis of human suffering is being created at Europe’s borders as thousands of people risk life and limb to reach safety with little or no assistance, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, warning of the consequences of EU member states ignoring their humanitarian duty.

April 13, 2015

MSF team witnesses unprecedented influx, warns that contingency plan is need for summer peak.

December 03, 2014

Thousands of refugees arriving to Greece's Aegean islands are caught in a dysfunctional reception system and are facing inhumane conditions.

April 08, 2014

 

ATHENS/BRUSSELS/NEW YORK—A decision by Greek authorities to detain migrants indefinitely is an appalling sign of the country's harsh treatment of migrants, worsening their already desperate situation, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières said today.

April 01, 2014

MSF is concerned about the harmful impact of detention and health centers in Greece on the health and well-being of migrants and asylum seekers.

July 26, 2013

After more than two years of war, Syrians make up the largest group of migrants arriving in Greece.

June 20, 2013

Please click on CC button for English subtitles. A Greek woman narrates the story of Nasrin, a 23-year-old refugee from Syria. Nasrin told MSF her story earlier this year when she arrived at the island of Lesvos after a harrowing journey from her war-torn homeland into an uncertain future.

June 19, 2013

Mitra, a 16-year-old refugee from Afghanistan, shares the story of his difficult journey from a detention center in Greece.

December 17, 2012

The sinking of a boat believed to be carrying 28 people near the Greek island of Lesvos on December 14 highlights the dangers of a recent increase in maritime crossings to the Aegean Islands

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