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.


Dr. Seuhee Yoo leads a student group through the Forced From Home exhibition in Library Square, located in downtown Salt Lake City
September 20, 2017

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) brings its Forced From Home exhibition to Salt Lake City this week. It is an interactive, free exhibition on the global refugee and migration crisis, which is currently traveling throughout the Western U.S.

September 13, 2017

Boulder, Colorado welcomes a new interactive exhibit by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called Forced From Home. With an experienced aid worker as your guide, the exhibit takes visitors behind the headlines about the global refugee crisis to see what MSF workers see when in the field. View External Media

August 12, 2015

In July, more than 7,000 refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants fleeing war and privation in their home countries arrived to the Greek island of Kos, a two-fold increase compared to June. In the absence of proper reception facilities, most have had no choice but to put up tents in public parks and squares in town; or sleep outside, near the police station, without any access to latrines or showers. Food has not been provided to migrants and refugees since April. Though plenty of land is available, no facilities have been opened to shelter them.

September 23, 2014


With bombs falling since July 8, the Palestinian Territory returned to a semblance of calm on August 26. The human and material damage is immense and the political and economic situation does not give cause for optimism.  

When an unlimited ceasefire between Hamas and the Israeli Defense Forces was announced, the streets of Gaza filled with jubilant crowds. For weeks, few people aside from ambulance drivers would have been on these roads, but now students were returning to classrooms, businesses were getting up and running again, and fishermen headed back to the sea.

September 15, 2014


The open-ended ceasefire agreed on August 26 put an end to 50 days of deadly conflict. Although people appear to be getting on with their lives, nothing has been resolved. They couldn’t escape the bombing and now they can’t go home, even though the guns have been silenced. The return to calm is relative for the many Gaza Strip inhabitants living without water or electricity in over-crowded schools or several families to an apartment.

August 18, 2014

In this op-ed first published in Le Monde, Mego Terzian, president of MSF-France, discusses the current crisis in Gaza.

September 05, 2012

MSF is providing aid to Syrian and Afghan migrants and asylum-seekers arriving on the Greek islands of Samos, Leros, and Simi.

April 29, 2010

Many migrants who leave war-torn homelands thinking better days await in Europe make a perilous journey westward only to wind up detained for months in Greece and other countries.

MSF urges the Greek authorities to carefully measure the impact of detention on the well-being of migrants and asylum seekers and to seek alternatives to the detention of new arrivals.