Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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May 18, 2018

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun providing treatment for children in northeast Syria suffering from thalassemia, a life-threatening, chronic blood disorder requiring regular blood transfusions and chelation treatment, for which there is limited care across the country.

May 16, 2018

MSNBC reports on the difficulty of treating trauma patients in Gaza due to a collapsing medical system. View External Media.

May 14, 2018

MAY 14, 2018—As teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treat people wounded today in Gaza, Marie-Elisabeth Ingres, MSF representative in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, provided the following statement:

May 14, 2018

Since December 2017 the international coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates has intensified its airstrikes against Houthi rebels in northwest Yemen, leaving people living in the region more vulnerable than ever. The United States, United Kingdom, and France also provide support to the coalition.

Just a few kilometers from the frontline lies Haydan village in Saada governorate, a mountainous region with almost no medical facilities. The endless barrage of airstrikes has made transport here extremely challenging.

May 11, 2018

Over the past month, the number of people treated in Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) clinics in Gaza is more than were treated in all of 2014, when Israel’s Operation Protective Edge was launched in the Gaza Strip.

May 08, 2018

Since 2016, the west Aleppo countryside in northern Syria has been one of the main destinations for internally displaced people (IDPs) evacuated from besieged areas like eastern Aleppo City, Homs, South Hama and, recently, eastern Ghouta. Tens of thousands of IDPs in west Aleppo now live in a mix of formal and makeshift camps, without access to basic services like clean water, food, and sanitation.

May 08, 2018

A series of airstrikes by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition aimed at the Presidential office in the heart of Sana’a, Yemen, killed at least six people and injured 72 others on Monday morning, according to staff at two hospitals supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) who received the dead and wounded. The airstrikes took place in a bustling area near a hotel, bank, pharmacies, and shops.

May 04, 2018

According to a study conducted by researchers at Epicentre, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) research arm, Yemen's rainy season could trigger another wave of cholera in the country, which is still reeling from a massive outbreak and experiencing the effects of ongoing conflict: View External Media.

May 02, 2018

Padraic McCluskey, a humanitarian affairs officer with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), discusses the difficulties in treating victims who are injured by the many mines and explosives that remain to be cleared in Raqqa, Syria. View External Media.

April 30, 2018

The old town area of Mosul, in Iraq, experienced intense shelling, aerial bombing, and attacks with explosive devices during the most recent violence. Though much of the area is still in ruins, thousands of people have returned to their homes. MSF has responded by distributing 550 hygiene kits with items including soap, toothbrushes, shampoo, and water containers.

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