Stories & News

Khipro
09 Jan 2023

Catastrophic flooding began in June, and the situation remains an emergency, with critical humanitarian needs. The current response is inadequate. The basic needs of people living in the worst flood-affected areas such as access to essential food assistance, healthcare and safe drinking water, remain unmet. 

Geo Geo Barents'
06 Jan 2023

We, civil organisations engaged in search and rescue (SAR) activities in the central Mediterranean Sea, express our gravest concerns regarding the latest attempt by a European government to obstruct assistance to people in distress at sea.

Uri Arnier comforts
05 Jan 2023

As the drought continues in the Horn of Africa, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team has been responding to a malnutrition crisis in Illeret, Marsabit county, Kenya.

With one third of Illeret’s children under five years of age malnourished, since mid-March MSF has been working with community health educators and volunteers in support of the Kenyan health authorities to strengthen the integrated management of acute malnutrition. 

Haiti CTC Cité Soleil
03 Jan 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Haiti are supporting the cholera vaccination campaign launched by the national health authorities.

This campaign is the latest effort in response to the resurgence of the disease, which has affected more than 15,000 people and caused more than 300 deaths in the country since the end of September. 

MSF nurse Aziza
30 Dec 2022

Kabul, 30 December, 2022 - After months of continuous restrictions placed on the female population of Afghanistan, limitations placed on their participation in everyday life, access to education, and most recently even the right to work for non-governmental organisations, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the Islamic Emirate’s erasure of women from social life in the country.

msf
21 Dec 2022

Intervening for the first time in Marseille during the automatic suspension of evictions that applies in France during the winter months in January 2020, then during the COVID-19 pandemic, Médecins Sans Frontières now offers medical assistance and multidisciplinary support to age-disputed foreign minors.

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In 2022, MSF teams around the world continued to respond to crises, old and new. While COVID-19 was not the emergency it was in previous years, new challenges arose. The war in Ukraine escalated in February; the political, humanitarian and economic crises in Haiti deteriorated severely; cholera emerged on an exceptional scale in several countries.