Stories & News

Deputy head of mission, Francesca Arcidiacono, South Sudan
22 Mar 2024

Francesca Arcidiacono has returned to Sudan as deputy head of mission. In 2023, she worked as the Head of Mission in Sudan and was a firsthand witness to the beginning of the current war. Today, she's reflecting on her decision to return to Sudan and what this means to her personally.

Ebola
21 Mar 2024

Ten years ago, on 23 March 2014, Guinea declared an outbreak of Ebola. Ebola outbreaks were known to be dangerous but small. But not this time: it would take two years, and more than eleven thousand deaths, before the epidemic was over. 

Dr Michel Van Herp, a renowned Ebola expert even before 2014, looks back at the largest ever Ebola outbreak, and answers five key questions.

DRC

As fighting displaces thousands of people in North and South Kivu, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about spread of disease due to overcrowded, unsanitary living conditions

Sudan
12 Mar 2024

The city of Khartoum has been the epicentre of the war in Sudan for many months. While part of the city is now experiencing some respite, the situation remains extremely difficult and precarious for the civilian population who continue to live there. 

We take a look at the situation with Jean-Guy Vataux, who recently returned from Sudan, where he was Head of Mission for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Khartoum.   

Medical activities in Rhoe camp, DR Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo: MSF calls for protection of patients, medical facilities and civilians following Drodro hospital attack.

Haiti
08 Mar 2024

In Haiti, the first mortality survey in more than a decade reveals the extreme levels of violence experienced by people in Cité Soleil, the largest slum area of the capital, Port-au-Prince.

MSF logo
06 Mar 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up its medical activities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to care for the mounting number of people injured in the chaos that has engulfed the Haitian capital since the February 28 announcement that general elections may be postponed as late as August 2025. 

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Médecins sans Frontières is devastated about the death Reem Abu Lebdeh, an associate trustee of the MSF UK Board and former staff member in Gaza, whom we believe was killed sometime in December 2023. 

Sudan
05 Mar 2024

It’s been almost one year since conflict erupted in Sudan. Over eight million people have been displaced, with the country now bearing the ignominious distinction of having the highest number of internal displacements globally. 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an increased humanitarian presence in South Darfur, where the medical and humanitarian situations demand immediate attention and collective efforts.