As the worst Ebola outbreak in DRC’s history approaches its second year, the number of new Ebola cases recorded each week is hovering near its highest levels since the beginning of the epidemic.
Desperate living conditions and lack of protection in Pulka are exacerbating people’s acute mental health needs. There is an urgent need for reinforcement of the humanitarian response in Pulka.
Between 5,000 and 6,000 refugees and migrants are arbitrarily held in Libya’s detention centres nominally under the authority of Tripoli-based Ministry of Interior. Away from the battle area, hundreds remain locked up for an indefinite period in harmful detention conditions, exposed to abuses and death, and driven into desperation.
Thalassemia is a congenital disease with a high prevalence in Syria and Lebanon and its most severe form is characterized by transfusion-dependent anaemia.
MSF has been working with the key populations since 2014 and is developing several approaches to improve their access to healthcare.
During some of the most extreme periods of violence, the UN opened its gates to civilians and these bases transitioned into Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in South Sudan.
South Africa remains the main country of destination for asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants in Southern Africa
Everywhere around the world, we work with refugees and we see people who have lost everything and are struggling to have access to basic living conditions
Between 22nd April and 13th May, EURECA, the MSF emergency team, responded to an outbreak of measles reported in Vakaga, in north-east CAR, over 700 km from the capital Bangui and close to the borders with Chad and Sudan, one of the most isolated areas in the country.
MSF is treating many snakebite patients in its project in Agok in South Sudan. Until 2016, MSF was using an antivenom called FAV-Afrique to treat snakebite patients in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Since 2016, clashes between English-speaking secessionists and government forces in North-West and South-West Cameroon have uprooted 530,000 people from their homes, triggering acute humanitarian needs across both regions. Lacking adequate shelter, food, water, and hygiene, people are at increased risk of disease, and violence and restrictions on movement limit their access to medical care.