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“He just kept running, despite the wound and the bleeding”

MSF doctor, Luca,  recounts the story of a 20-year-old Libyan who had shrapnel removed from his torso aboard the Ocean Viking. “Khalil was saved from a rubber boat on Monday 12 August 2019. I...
A man looks out from a shelter in the market zone in Bentiu PoC (Protection of Civilians) site. [ © Emin Ozmen/Magnum Photos ]

“Sometimes we hear from the radio about peace, but we don't have full information.”

Fleeing war is difficult, fleeing with one leg even more so.James is a father of four who has lived in Bentiu PoC since 2013. Before the crisis, while working with a company, a chemical caused...
Martha, a pseudonym, is a 27-year-old woman living in the Malakal Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, in north-east South Sudan [ © MSF / Igor Barbero ]

“There is not enough water; the community is too big here.”

Martha* has lived in the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal, South Sudan since 201427-year-old Martha * has lived in the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal since...
M., 21 years old, arrived in Italy a few years ago from Guinea

Stories of Survival: M. from Guinea

M., 21 years old, arrived in Italy few years ago from Guinea. Now he lives at Ex-MOI, an informal settlement in the city Turin.  His story: We were busy assembling a merry-go-round for children...