Skip to main content

    Browse the latest stories. 

    Central Mediterranean: almost 400 people rescued in less than two days
    Europe
    Central Mediterranean: almost 400 people rescued in less than two days
    The team on board the Geo Barents have conducted five rescues in less than two days in extremely challenging conditions. Many among the survivors are ...
    Search and Rescue
    Northern Syria: Health system overwhelmed in most severe COVID-19 outbreak yet
    Syria
    Northern Syria: Health system overwhelmed in most severe COVID-19 outbreak yet
    Northern Syria - October 13th, 2021 - Northern Syria is experiencing its most severe recorded wave of COVID-19 yet, with needs fast outpacing limited ...
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)
    Northern Syria: Acute water crisis poses serious health risks
    Syria
    Northern Syria: Acute water crisis poses serious health risks
    People are facing a desperate situation in northern Syria, as limited access to clean water over the past few months has reached breaking point. A dec...
    War and conflict
    Millions of people rely on humanitarian aid to survive
    Syria
    Millions of people rely on humanitarian aid to survive
    Muhammad Hassan and his family were displaced to a camp in northwest Syria when their house was destroyed by intense bombing in 2019. Muhammad was sev...
    War and conflict
    Millions of lives at stake if cross-border aid channels close in Syria
    Syria
    Millions of lives at stake if cross-border aid channels close in Syria
    Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to renew the cross-border resolution (UNSCR...
    Refugees
    Central Mediterranean: Doctors Without Borders, saving lives at sea for the seventh consecutive year
    Europe
    Central Mediterranean: Doctors Without Borders, saving lives at sea for the seventh consecutive year
    Amsterdam: Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announces today the relaunch of its search and rescue activities in the central Me...
    Search and Rescue
    Northeast Syria: Hospitals run out of funds and medical supplies as second COVID wave hits region
    Syria
    Northeast Syria: Hospitals run out of funds and medical supplies as second COVID wave hits region
    The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has reached Northeast Syria. As of 26 April, there are over 15,000 confirmed cases – including at least 960 a...
    Refugees
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)
    Life in an open-air prison: living under the bombs in Idlib
    Syria
    Life in an open-air prison: living under the bombs in Idlib
    Abu Fadel, Hassan and Iman… all three are living in Idlib Governorate in northwest Syria. Like 2.7 million other Syrians, they’d been displaced within...
    War and conflict