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Nearly 90 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced at the end of 2021, and over 100 million people are estimated to be displaced in 2022, according to UNHCR.

The number of people who have been forcibly displaced is now more than double the number 10 years ago, and the most since World War II. There are many reasons for flight, including war, persecution, conflict, natural disaster, destitution and repression.

With health and well-being jeopardized, the lives of the most vulnerable can be at risk. The majority are internally displaced people (IDPs), meaning they haven't crossed a border and have stayed within their country.

MSF teams work alongside people on the move at their points of arrival or during the treacherous journeys they undertake, inside and outside their countries.


Rebuilding lives damaged by the relentless war in Ukraine

Project Update 22 Feb 2024
A boat used to transfer hundreds people docks at Bulukat port
South Sudan

Urgent response at transit sites in South Sudan essential to prevent deadly outbreaks

Press Release 22 Feb 2024
Rescue - Rotation 51
Refugees, IDPs and people on the move

EU policies promote violence by denying safety and protection to refugees and migrants

Press Release 21 Feb 2024
Rafah Indonesian Field Hospital
Gaza-Israel war

Evacuation orders and forced displacement jeopardise people's health in Gaza

Project Update 21 Feb 2024
Eastern Chad - Daguessa and Goz Aschiye

In eastern Chad, people fleeing Sudan continue to face unmet needs amid limited response

Press Release 20 Feb 2024
Militarised Polish-Belarus border Kozie Borki natural park
Refugees, IDPs and people on the move

Death, despair and destitution: The human costs of the EU’s migration policies

Report 20 Feb 2024
Youssef Al-Khishawi, an MSF water and sanitation agent, oversees a water distribution for displaced people in the southern Gaza town of Rafah’s Saudi neighborhood.
Gaza-Israel war

Lack of clean water brings disease and suffering in Gaza

Project Update 8 Feb 2024
Earthquake Northwestern Syria, 7 February 2023
Türkiye and Syria earthquake response

One year after earthquake, mental scars are still raw in Syria

Project Update 6 Feb 2024
A rubber boat leaving the French coasts to the UK
Refugees, IDPs and people on the move

MSF offers temporary shelter for people stuck in dire conditions in Calais

Press Release 6 Feb 2024
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