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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.

Migrants in transit in Ecuador, Colombia and Panama
Central American Migration

Migrants left without protection as Darién Gap crossings reach half a million

Project Update 30 Nov 2023
Rotation 33 - Rescue 4
Mediterranean migration

“No one came to our rescue”: The human costs of European migration policies in the Central Mediterranean

Report 22 Nov 2023
Rotation 20 Rescue 2
Mediterranean migration

EU member states must reverse deadly inaction on Central Mediterranean migration

Press Release 22 Nov 2023
Doctors Without Borders alarms insufficient response to the rising migrant influx in Darien jungle

Incidents of sexual violence spike for those crossing Panama’s Darién Gap

Press Release 17 Nov 2023
Flooding in Unity State
South Sudan

Unshattered hope in the face of adversity in South Sudan

Project Update 15 Nov 2023
First patient admitted as the influx of refugees from Sudan increased after intensified fighting in El Geneina

More people forced to flee Sudan to Chad as fighting intensifies across Darfur

Press Release 7 Nov 2023
MSF Winterization Activities_NW Syria

As winter approaches in Syria, people in camps burn shoes for warmth

Project Update 7 Nov 2023
Emergency Medical Aid (EMA) for new arrivals in Samos, Greece

In plain sight: the human cost of migration policies and violent practices at Greek sea borders

Report 2 Nov 2023
Emergency Medical Aid in Samos

Asylum seekers in Greece report being beaten, strip-searched and sent back to sea

Press Release 2 Nov 2023
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