After the end of peace talks in Yemen in early-August, violence has fully resumed in the country, and the constant attacks on health facilities have made travelling to seek health care life-threatening.
An airstrike hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northern Yemen on Monday, the international aid group said. Yemeni security and medical officialssiad the strike killed and wounded some 20 of the hospital's staff and patients.
The double attack on the Médecins Sans Frontières-supported hospital in Idlib Governorate, Syria on Monday killed 9 staff and 16 patients, a death toll expected to rise as the rubble is cleared. Michiel Hofman, MSF Senior Humanitarian Specialist takes a look at the parties involved in this conflict and the victims of the war.
A new report presents a documented analysis of the medical and humanitarian consequences of the intensification of the military campaign in 2015, based on medical reports and data from 70 clinics and hospitals in Syria supported by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
As a result of fighting that erupted in the Malakal Protection of Civilian (PoC) site in Malakal, South Sudan, at least 18 people were killed, two of them MSF South Sudanese staff members who were attacked in their homes.
After a US airstrike in October destroyed an MSF hospital in Kunduz—the only trauma center like it in the country’s north—Afghans like Burhanuddin now have to travel 200 miles to receive life-saving treatment. The journey takes hours, sometimes days by car.