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Nearly two weeks after the eruption of volcano Mount Nyiragongo, in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), many people are struggling to survive in the areas to where they fled. Despite ongoing seismic activity and official warnings, many displaced people are...


Abuja, 3 June 2021 – Rising violence in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state is causing a humanitarian crisis, warns international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today. MSF is calling for an urgent humanitarian response for...


The desert region of Sahel, in the north of Burkina Faso, is the driest and hottest part in the country. Since 2018, this region has been at the centre of a growing armed conflict, which has engulfed much of the greater African Sahel that covers also the neighboring...


JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, 2 June 2021 – Each year across South Sudan, the rainy season brings massive spikes in malaria cases between July and November, with children under five years of age the most affected. Years of conflict and insecurity have...


Between 10 and 21 May, Israeli airstrikes and shelling killed more than 250 people and left close to 2,000 injured in the coastal enclave of the Gaza Strip. In the space of just 11 days, many Gazans saw their homes and their livelihoods destroyed and suffered long-lasting...


“The situation here was very difficult: the community in Dilli village had no access to healthcare for several years” says Mohamed Abdallah Juma, a community leader from Dilli, located in the mountainous Jebel Marra area of Sudan’s Darfur region.


Antananarivo/Paris, 17 May 2021 – An immediate and massive increase in food aid is urgently needed for people in southern Madagascar, says international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), whose teams in the region...


MSF calls for ambitious targets for diagnosis, treatment and control of diabetes, in line with the 90-90-90 targets for HIV, and transparency on insulin pricing to ensure affordable access


Ethiopia: Tigray Crisis

People have been left without healthcare and tens of thousands have been displaced across Ethiopia and Sudan, following fighting that broke out in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, in November 2020.

MSF teams are working on both sides of the border, providing assistance to people in refugees camps in Sudan, and to the displaced and host communities within Tigray in Ethiopia.

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