MSF nurse Anne Kluijtmans was in Nepal on holiday when the earthquake struck. She joined our emergency teams as soon as they arrived.

Anne Kluijtmans, an MSF nurse from Holland, was on holiday in Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday 25 April. She quickly joined the MSF teams who had arrived in the country to respond.


We and the International Committee of the Red Cross are extremely concerned about the severe damage caused by recent Coalition attacks on airports in Sana’a and Hodeida, obstructing delivery of much needed humanitarian assistance and movement of humanitarian personnel.


PRESS RELEASE: Since launching on Saturday, our team on board the MY Phoenix search and rescue vessel in the Mediterranean has saved 473 people in danger at sea.


Dr Prince Mathew normally coordinates MSF’s projects in Bihar state in India, but was quickly deployed to Nepal following Saturday’s earthquake.

The new MSF surgical team who arrived on 8 April on board a boat from Djibouti, performing surgery at the MSF hospital in Aden.

PRESS RELEASE: At least 11 people have been killed and 67 injured during constant airstrikes and shelling in Haradh district, northwestern Yemen, since 21 April.


Our staff recount the events of 26 April 2014, when an MSF-supported hospital in Boguila was attacked and 19 people were killed.


"The medical conditions we see reflect the migrants’ trip across the sea, but also what happened to them before: the detention centres, the journeys across the Sahara, the countries they’ve fled from." Doctor Chiara Montaldo's eye witness account from our treatment centre in Sicily.


On 26 April 2014, 19 Central Africans, including three of our staff, were killed during an armed robbery in the grounds of MSF’s hospital in Boguila, Central African Republic. One year on, we are continuing to provide much needed medical care in the region.


We've launched a global campaign—‘A FAIR SHOT’— to call on pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries to US$5 per child, so more children can be protected from this childhood killer, and to disclose what they currently charge countries for the vaccine.

Over 15,000 people sought shelter in Melut, Upper Nile state, South Sudan, after fleeing violence in January 2014.

Opinion and Debate: We're told that humanitarian needs are growing in an unprecedented way and yet, it seems there is a woeful lack of funding. But are these assumptions based on the right logic?