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Rafah Offensive: MSF Warns Of Catastrophic Consequences

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 4:42 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Israel's military has reportedly begun ordering Palestinians to leave parts of eastern Rafah ahead of an operation in the southern Gaza city. About 100,000 people are being directed to head for an "expanded humanitarian area" in Khan Younis and al-Mawasi. More >>

News From Medecins Sans Frontieres

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 10:15 am | Doctors Without Borders

After more than five months, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has finally passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire to the conflict in Gaza during the month of Ramadan, which ends on April 9. The resolution passed with 14 votes ... More >>

MSF Is Concerned For The Safety Of Patients And Medical Staff Trapped In Hospital Compound

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 3:19 pm | Doctors Without Borders

As Israeli Forces announced on 18 March that they were conducting a military operation inside and around Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, northern Gaza, MSF staff sheltering close by said heavy fighting was taking place. One of our staff members said he heard ... More >>

MSF Horrified By News Of 100 People Killed After IDF Reportedly Opened Fire On Palestinians Waiting For Aid Trucks

Friday, 1 March 2024, 11:39 am | Doctors Without Borders

“We are horrified by the latest news from Gaza City, where over 100 people were killed and about 750 wounded today, according to local health authorities, after Israeli forces reportedly opened fire as Palestinians were waiting to receive food ... More >>

MSF To UN Security Council: The People Of Gaza Need An Immediate And Sustained Ceasefire Now

Friday, 23 February 2024, 11:26 am | Doctors Without Borders

NEW YORK, February 22, 2024 —Christopher Lockyear, secretary general of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), called today on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand an immediate ... More >>

In War-torn Gaza, Displaced People Forced To Evacuate Hospital Have Nowhere To Go

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 3:20 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) strongly condemns the decision by Israeli Forces to issue an evacuation order to thousands of displaced people sheltering inside Nasser hospital, in Khan Yunis, the largest medical facility in southern Gaza. ... More >>

Displaced Pregnant Women At High Risk In Gaza

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 9:19 am | Doctors Without Borders

Maha* went into labor as she arrived to the hospital, only to be turned away because all delivery rooms were full. Discouraged, she returned to her makeshift tent in the cold, one of many in Rafah’s camps for displaced people in Gaza, Palestine ... More >>

Funding Cuts Jeopardise Lives

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 9:16 am | Doctors Without Borders

Jerusalem - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply alarmed by the decision of some countries to suspend their funding to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, which is a lifeline for millions ... More >>

War In Gaza: “We Are At The Limits Of What We Can Do”

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 10:54 am | Doctors Without Borders

With the advance of the Israeli forces, and due to the massive bombardments and ground fighting, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are focusing their activities in the south of the Gaza Strip. In mid-December, we began supporting the Rafah Indonesian ... More >>

Palestinians In Hebron, West Bank, Live In Constant Fear As Violence Surges

Thursday, 4 January 2024, 11:30 am | Doctors Without Borders

“The situation has been bad for years here. Israeli soldiers search our houses day and night, vandalise and arrest people without any warning,” says Alma*, a Palestinian woman from Hebron, the largest Palestinian city in the West Bank, in ... More >>

MSF Doctors Killed In Strike On Al Awda Hospital In Northern Gaza

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 11:35 am | Doctors Without Borders

November 22, 2023 - Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is horrified by the killing of two MSF doctors, Dr Mahmoud Abu Nujaila and Dr Ahmad Al Sahar, and a third doctor working with Al Awda, Dr. Ziad Al-Tatari, following ... More >>

MSF Condemns Deliberate Attack On A Convoy Transporting Staff, Resulting In One Death And One Injury

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:23 am | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney 19 November - On 18 November 2023, an MSF staff’s relative died and another one injured in an attack on an MSF convoy trying to evacuate 137 people - MSF Palestinian staff members and their families. They were trapped for a week in MSF premises located ... More >>

MSF Asking The Israeli Army & Hamas For A Safe Passage For Its Staff & All Civilians To Leave The Epicentre Of Fighting

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 1:43 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney/Jerusalem,15 November : This morning* bullets were fired into one of three MSF premises located near AlShifa hospital and sheltering MSF staff and their families – over 100 people, including 65 children, who ran out of food since yesterday night. ... More >>

Gaza: Patients And Medical Staff Trapped In Hospitals Under Fire – Attacks Must Stop Now

Sunday, 12 November 2023, 6:02 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Over the past 24 hours, hospitals in Gaza have been under relentless bombardment. Al-Shifa hospital complex, the biggest health facility where MSF staff are still working, has been hit several times, including the maternity and outpatient departments, ... More >>

Media Update On Hospital Attacks In Gaza: A Catastrophic Situation

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 7:56 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney,11 November 2023 : Since this morning, many MSF medical staff have stopped working in supported hospitals in Gaza city because they are either attacked or at risk of being attacked at any time. People are afraid to go to the hospitals. Attacks ... More >>

MSF: Immediate Ceasefire Is Needed In Gaza To Stop The Bloodshed

Sunday, 29 October 2023, 6:12 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) calls for an immediate ceasefire to prevent more deaths in Gaza and allow desperately needed humanitarian supplies in. Since Friday 27 October, the bombing by the Israeli forces has intensified ... More >>

Gaza: "The Wounded Are In Danger Of Dying In The Next Few Hours"

Friday, 20 October 2023, 3:21 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney, 20 October 2023 - The few medical facilities still operating in northern Gaza are under unimaginable duress. Many medical staff have been forced to flee to the south, as the Israeli strikes are relentless. The remaining staff have to cope ... More >>

“Dying Under Bombs In Gaza Cannot Be The Only Option Left To People"

Monday, 16 October 2023, 6:48 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Statement by Médecins Sans Frontières /Doctors Without Border General Director, Claire Magone.: "On the ninth day of a bombing campaign of unprecedented violence on the Gaza Strip, Médecins Sans Frontières calls on the Israeli authorities to ... More >>

NZ aid worker recipient of 2017 UNESCO Peace prize

Friday, 21 April 2017, 1:04 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney – Catania - 20/04/2017 - As asylum seekers and refugees embark on fragile boats for a perilous journey on the Mediterranean Sea, New Zealand humanitarian aid worker Shaun Cornelius is committed to lifesaving operations on the Aquarius with ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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