Stories & News

Floods
20 May 2024

Extreme rains have caused severe flooding in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, with over 2.1 million people affected. More than 600,000 people have been displaced from their homes, with many living in makeshift shelters.

Gaza
16 May 2024

More than 2.9 million people live across the 11 districts in the West Bank, but it's estimated that around 61 per cent of the area is off limits to Palestinians. In the midst of this uncertainty, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are attempting to bridge the gaps between health services and patients.

Sudan
13 May 2024

Two children who were receiving care in MSF's intensive care unit at Babiker Nahar Paediatric Hospital died after an airstrike on 11 May led to a roof collapse. MSF calls on all warring parties to protect civilians and ensure the protection of health structures, as they are obligated to do under International Humanitarian Law. 

Sudan
10 May 2024

In one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has seen in decades, Sudan is facing a colossal, man-made catastrophe. 

Haiti
09 May 2024

The surge in conflict in Port-au-Prince has deeply affected the community and seriously disrupted the healthcare system, which is struggling to remain functional.

Khan Younis
09 May 2024

As thousands of Palestinians are forced to flee eastern Rafah following Israel's recent evacuation orders, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for protection of civilians and the reopening of the Rafah border crossing.

Rafah
07 May 2024

An offensive on Rafah will be catastrophic for the estimated more than one million people currently crammed in Gaza’s southernmost governorate.

Donna Collins
07 May 2024

Donna Collins, nurse and midwife from Whangārei, New Zealand, shares her experience working in humanitarian projects, including as a midwife activity manager with MSF in Lebanon. 

Gaza
07 May 2024

Gaza’s healthcare system has been devastated, with men, women and children at increasing risk of acute malnutrition and with their physical and mental health deteriorating rapidly.

Dr Josephine Goodyer with the physician assistants in Barnesville Junction Hospital, Liberia.

General paediatrician and paediatric emergency medicine specialist at Sydney Children’s Hospital and Canberra, Dr Goodyer shares her insights about the opportunities and learnings from her colleagues overseas.