Crisis Responses

Gaza strip

Starting on Saturday, 7 October, violence escalated in Gaza and Israel, with authorities reporting thousands of people injured and killed on both sides. 

People affected in Herat Regional Hospital

Three 6.3 magnitude earthquakes have hit Herat in western Afghanistan since 7 October, leaving thousands of deaths, and hundreds of wounded.

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MSF teams are now on the ground assessing the medical humanitarian needs.

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Since 15 April 2023, intense fighting has been taking place between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF - the military forces of the Republic of the Sudan) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF – a powerful paramilitary group) in the capital Khartoum and other parts of Sudan

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Our teams are on the ground in Pakistan, providing emergency medical and humanitarian assistance to people affected by the destructive floods.

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MSF teams have been responding in northern Syria since the first hours of the disaster

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Russian forces launched attacks on multiple cities in late February 2022. More than nine million people have fled to neighbouring countries since the war began, with an additional six million currently displaced within Ukraine.

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Climate change has been described as the biggest global health threat of the 21st century, while the response to climate change provides the greatest opportunity to protect health. The scientific evidence for climate change is unequivocal, and the magnitude of the consequences can no longer be ignored. 

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COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics need to be available for the people who need them most. This will end the pandemic sooner, for everyone.

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With US and NATO forces withdrawing from the country, Afghan forces and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan—also known as the Taliban—have been fighting for territory in clashes have claimed thousands of lives while crippling public infrastructure. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan took control of the country in August 2021.