Opinion and Debate: War and protracted crises in Syria have forced an unprecedented number of people to take the sea to reach Europe. The mass displacement of people from Syria will be remembered as the largest in recent history, but Europe will be remembered for how little it did to assist the now 3.8 million refugees.


MSF is beginning an emergency intervention in Central African Republic (CAR) to provide medical care to thousands of people seeking refuge in Kouango and surrounding areas.


Hellen Morris is an Ebola survivor in Liberia who lost her husband and seven of his family members to the deadly disease in August 2014.


While Ebola survivors are relieved to have defeated the deadly virus, some face other debilitating symptoms of the so called 'post-Ebola syndrome'. MSF runs two Ebola survivor clinics in Sierra Leone and Liberia to ensure that patients are not left to cope alone.


Dr Ali Dahi is working for MSF in Ad Dhale, an area in the south of Yemen that continues to see battles in towns and aerial bombardment as Houthi forces push southwards. Many people needing lifesaving medical assistance cannot reach it in time due to the violence.

Migrants are picked up and taken to the MY Phoenix, the boat on which the MSF team will work.

MSF and Migrant Offshore Aid Station announced today that they will launch a joint search, rescue and medical aid operation in the central Mediterranean between Africa and Europe.


PRESS RELEASE: More and more Syrians fleeing war and violence are now using the east Mediterranean Sea route to reach Europe, resulting an unprecedented number of refugees arriving in Greece’s Dodecanese islands.

The shipment of 1.7 tonnes of supplies arrives in Aden from Djibouti.

The first boat organised by MSF carrying 1.7 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies for the MSF hospital in Aden successfully docked in the city today.

 Brima Vandi is an MSF nurse from Sierra Leone who played an instrumental role in helping to rehabilitate and support the Bor State hospital in June 2014.

Brima Vandi is a nurse from Sierra Leone. He was part of the very first MSF team that started working to restore Bor State Hospital in South Sudan after it was destroyed during the conflict that erupted in 2013.


More than 600 wounded people have been treated at MSF's emergency surgical unit in Aden, Yemen, since clashes erupted on 19 March. Here, nurse Anees and pharmacist Liqa speak of their experiences in Aden since the clashes began.