Refugees in Bosnia

Refugees, IDPs and people on the move

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.

 
Mariam*, a woman originally from Afghanistan, who lives in Lesbos for two years.
Greece

One year on from Moria fire, EU denies dignity to migrants trapped on Greek islands

Project Update 10 Sep 2021
 
Borno State – Pulka
Nigeria

MSF ends activities in Gwoza and Pulka

Interview 25 Aug 2021
 
Hepatitis E, AWD and WASH in Bentiu IDP camp, South Sudan
South Sudan

Hepatitis E on the rise among poor sanitary conditions in Bentiu camp

Press Release 25 Aug 2021
 
CAR: Conflict hits the countryside
Central African Republic

Renewed conflict has displaced hundreds of thousands of people in Central African Republic

Project Update 20 Aug 2021
 
Dec 2013 - 2015: Relentless violence in Unity State, South Sudan
South Sudan

South Sudan: 10 years of independence, violence, disease and dire needs

Project Update 16 Jul 2021
 
Northwest Syria: Displaced people prepare for another harsh winter
Syria

Millions of Syrians will lose access to vital aid if northwest border closes

Project Update 8 Jul 2021
 
Detention Centres - Tripoli, Libya
Libya

Ongoing violence against detained migrants forces MSF to suspend Tripoli detention centre activities

Press Release 22 Jun 2021
 
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Ethiopia Tigray crisis

Tigray violence scatters people across two countries

Crisis Update 22 Jun 2021
 
A little girl getting her hair done by her aunt in Dagahaley camp
Kenya

Return is not a solution, say refugees in Dadaab after camp closure announcement

Project Update 18 Jun 2021
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