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# msf - Sunday 21 June, 2020

'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
# Civil War
# Civil War

'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19

Jun 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 18,459 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.

# msf - Monday 13 April, 2020

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp
# Beirut
# Beirut

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp

Apr 13th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,133 Views 11 Comments

Refugee camps in Lebanon are at breaking point but many people don’t want to leave their homes, instead choosing to improve them from inside.

# msf - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps

Mar 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,012 Views 20 Comments

NGOs have warned that self-isolation is virtually impossible in refugee camps and informal settlements.

# msf - Monday 3 December, 2018

Mental health of migrants detained under Australian 'offshore processing policy' equivalent to 'victims of torture'
# Nauru
# Nauru

Mental health of migrants detained under Australian 'offshore processing policy' equivalent to 'victims of torture'

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:57 PM 9,617 Views 19 Comments

Médecins Sans Frontières said the mental health of migrants on Nauru is the worst it has seen.

# msf - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship
# Miracle
# Miracle

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

May 28th 2018, 9:07 AM 13,652 Views 14 Comments

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# msf - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta
# Syria
# Syria

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 PM 8,035 Views 17 Comments

More than 900 civilians have been killed in the nearly three-week assault in Ghouta, Syria.

# msf - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,610 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# msf - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya
# Mediterranean Sea
# Mediterranean Sea

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Aug 13th 2017, 6:30 PM 11,109 Views 35 Comments

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

# msf - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents
# Syria
# Syria

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

Jun 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,050 Views 14 Comments

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

# msf - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
# International Aid
# International Aid

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,351 Views 11 Comments

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# msf - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'How else can I say it? Stop bombing hospitals': Latest Aleppo attack hits city's most vulnerable
# Syria
# Syria

'How else can I say it? Stop bombing hospitals': Latest Aleppo attack hits city's most vulnerable

Nov 19th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,875 Views 53 Comments

“The attacks have destroyed entire hospitals, electric generators, emergency rooms and wards, forcing them to stop all medical activities.”

# msf - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya
# The Mediterranean
# The Mediterranean

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

Oct 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 11,287 Views 37 Comments

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# msf - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Aleppo has eight hospitals - four have been bombed in the last five days
# Besieged
# Besieged

Aleppo has eight hospitals - four have been bombed in the last five days

Oct 5th 2016, 10:40 AM 8,742 Views 146 Comments

One of them twice.

# msf - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold'
# Death At Sea
# Death At Sea

Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold'

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:30 AM 21,801 Views 42 Comments

“I was expecting normal newborns but they were much smaller…I was very surprised when I saw them.”

# msf - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
# MSF
# MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

Jun 17th 2016, 1:20 PM 11,191 Views 55 Comments

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# msf - Friday 13 November, 2015

This beautiful shot is our image of the day
# Baby Nubia
# Baby Nubia

This beautiful shot is our image of the day

Nov 13th 2015, 3:45 PM 26,190 Views 16 Comments

Nubia is MSF’s last-known Ebola patient in Conakry, Guinea.

# msf - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Charity review finds US attack on MSF hospital "conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy”
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Charity review finds US attack on MSF hospital "conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy”

Nov 8th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,107 Views 28 Comments

At least 30 people were killed, including 13 staff members, 10 patients and seven unrecognisable bodies yet to be identified.

# msf - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

Oct 20th 2015, 4:19 PM 14,176 Views 116 Comments

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

# msf - Sunday 11 October, 2015

After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money

Oct 11th 2015, 10:27 PM 18,595 Views 34 Comments

President Barack Obama has apologised to the charity, admitting the attack was a mistake.

# msf - Monday 5 October, 2015

The US is struggling to explain how it bombed an MSF hospital and killed 22 people
# Doctors Without Borders
# Doctors Without Borders

The US is struggling to explain how it bombed an MSF hospital and killed 22 people

Oct 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 22,959 Views 74 Comments

Medecins Sans Frontieres are calling the attack a ‘war crime’.

# msf - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

Oct 4th 2015, 7:58 AM 12,306 Views 67 Comments

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

# msf - Saturday 3 October, 2015

As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:20 PM 15,819 Views 123 Comments

The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.

# msf - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen
# Conflict
# Conflict

Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,663 Views 12 Comments

Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.

# msf - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
# Deaths And Destruction
# Deaths And Destruction

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,976 Views 77 Comments

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# msf - Friday 14 November, 2014

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?
# West Africa
# West Africa

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?

Nov 14th 2014, 11:13 AM 3,735 Views 13 Comments

Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.

# msf - Thursday 23 October, 2014

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'
# Liberia
# Liberia

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 7,988 Views 2 Comments

16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.

# msf - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria
# Released
# Released

Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria

May 15th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,201 Views 7 Comments

In Aleppo 40 doctors are left to treat 2.5 million people. Before the war, there were 2,000.

# msf - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

Apr 5th 2014, 1:41 PM 15,984 Views 27 Comments

The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.

# msf - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

Mar 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,705 Views 13 Comments

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# msf - Sunday 25 August, 2013

UN experts to investigate whether chemical weapons were used in Syria
# Investigation
# Investigation

UN experts to investigate whether chemical weapons were used in Syria

Aug 25th 2013, 6:19 PM 3,929 Views 101 Comments

The team from the UN will begin an investigation tomorrow.

# msf - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Doctors: 3,600 Syrians had symptoms on day of alleged chemical weapon attack
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

Doctors: 3,600 Syrians had symptoms on day of alleged chemical weapon attack

Aug 24th 2013, 7:56 PM 9,197 Views 111 Comments

The victims all flooded into three hospitals within hours of each other, and 355 of them died, according to Médecins Sans Frontières.

# msf - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Video: Life and death in a makeshift Syrian hospital
# Syria
# Syria

Video: Life and death in a makeshift Syrian hospital

Jul 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,181 Views 24 Comments

A video from Médecins Sans Frontières, which has five fully-functioning makeshift hospitals in Syria, gives an insight into the work it does in the country.

# msf - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Column: For women giving birth in a war zone, I was more than just a midwife
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For women giving birth in a war zone, I was more than just a midwife

Apr 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 151 Views 11 Comments

Tens of thousands have died in the ongoing, bloody conflict in Syria to date – and those who remain live under constant threat of violence. Midwife Cathy Janssens writes about trying to bring new life into the world in such unstable circumstances.

# msf - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: 'Sleeping sickness' is devastating small African communities – I need to show them they're not forgotten
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Sleeping sickness' is devastating small African communities – I need to show them they're not forgotten

Mar 27th 2013, 1:00 PM 179 Views 9 Comments

Barrie Rooney, a biomedical analyst from Co Leitrim, explains what motivates her to travel to remote areas of Africa to treat patients suffering from sleeping sickness – and how her Irish culture helps her connect with the people she helps.

# msf - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Jul 29th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,433 Views 0 Comments

Médecins Sans Frontiéres says that thousands of refugees are at risk of dying from illnesses that are entirely preventable.

# msf - Monday 9 July, 2012

'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan

Jul 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,040 Views 11 Comments

As South Sudan marks a year of independence, Medecins Sans Frontieres is calling for urgent intervention as one refugee camp in a wholly unsuitable area is overwhelmed with new arrivals and dreadful conditions.

# msf - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way

Jun 24th 2012, 1:00 PM 21 Views 8 Comments

Amid 35,000 people who are running out of water, Chiara Burzio describes the scenes in South Sudan.

# msf - Monday 2 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 2nd 2012, 8:26 AM 5,288 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# msf - Saturday 24 March, 2012

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases
# World Tb Day
# World Tb Day

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases

Mar 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,277 Views 4 Comments

On World Tuberculosis Day, health professionals have expressed their alarm over new research that exposes the levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

# msf - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Column: How does St Patrick’s Day translate in the heart of Africa?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How does St Patrick’s Day translate in the heart of Africa?

Mar 17th 2012, 6:00 PM 55 Views 4 Comments

Oliver McGrath will be spending our national day with his MSF colleagues in the Democratic Republic of Congo. How different will it be?

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