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Illeret ward water sources
Kenya

Malnutrition remains high as drought continues in Kenya

An ongoing drought in Northeast Kenya is raging on following three consecutive seasons of failed rains. Marsabit County is reporting high or above-usual rates of acute malnutrition. Project Update - 20 May 2022
 
Bombing in Gaza
Palestine

Gaza: Some wounds never heal

One year on from the bombing in the Gaza Strip, which lasted from 10 to 21 May 2021, two patients treated by MSF and one MSF staff member share their testimonies about the lifelong impacts of last year’s hostilities. Voices from the Field - 20 May 2022
 
San Vicente migration centre
Central American Migration

Emergency healthcare and protection needed as more people cross to Panama

Approximately 300 migrants arrive each day at reception centres in the province of Darién, Panama. MSF sees a need for safe routes of travel between Colombia and Panama and that urgent medical care must be provided to victims of sexual violence at their first point of arrival in Panama. Press Release - 19 May 2022
 
Rotation 11 - Rescues 1 & 2
Mediterranean migration

After seven rescues from the central Mediterranean, 470 people need a place of safety

MSF teams conducted seven rescue operations from the central Mediterranean within 72 hours during which 470 people were rescued and brought upon the Geo Barents. The survivors need a safe place to disembark. Project Update - 16 May 2022
 
Ukraine – supporting healthcare in Hostomel - Alexander Glyadyelov 06
War in Ukraine

Working with local medical staff to provide care in Hostomel

The town of Hostomel, on the outskirts of Kyiv, was the scene of brutal fighting and was under control of Russian forces for a time. Photo Story - 13 May 2022
 
Jalousie market, Port-au-Prince
Haiti

New violence triples number of wounded patients in Port-au-Prince

MSF has received 96 people with gunshot wounds in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in recent weeks as a result of increased violence between armed groups. Press Release - 12 May 2022
 
External view of Kybartai State Border Guards (SBG) Foreigner Registration Centre
Lithuania

People detained in Lithuania are experiencing abuse, violence and mental health distress

More than 2,500 asylum seekers and migrants are being arbitrarily detained in Lithuania in inadequate conditions. MSF calls on the Lithuanian authorities to end the arbitrary and prolonged detention of these people immediately. Press Release - 6 May 2022
 
Lajas Blancas Immigration Reception Station
Central American Migration

“The Darién Gap is as dangerous as ever”

Helmer Charris, an MSF field coordinator, shares how “the Darién Gap is as dangerous as ever” for migrants crossing into Panama. Voices from the Field - 6 May 2022
 
Juliette - Ambodrian i’Sahafary
Madagascar

Communities devastated by cyclones in Madagascar

Communities in Madagascar are recovering from cyclones in February of this year. These cyclones are the latest in a series of climate shocks which have impacted Madagascar. Project Update - 5 May 2022
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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