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Ocean Viking’s SAR Coordinator on the rescue of 112 people from a deflating rubber boat

Early this morning, the Ocean Viking rescued 112 people from a deflating rubber boat 34 NM from the Libyan coast. Among them: 24 women, incl. 3 pregnant & 38 children, the youngest just 3 months old. Photo: SOS Mediterranee Nicola Stalla, Search and Rescue Coordinator onboard the Ocean Viking, comments on the 20th of December rescue. 112 […]

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Two hospitals in Syria have been hit by airstrikes

A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Syria‘s Idlib Province was destroyed in an attack on the morning of February 15, the medical humanitarian organization said. The hospital was hit four times in two series of at least two attacks within a few minutes of each other. At least eight members […]

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Syria: Starvation continues in Madaya – MSF denounces continued blockage of essential aid and medical evacuations

Brussels – Residents of the besieged Syrian town of Madaya continue to die of starvation, despite the provision of aid in convoys, as the Syrian government-led coalition blocks life-saving medical supplies from the town, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said Friday. “It is totally unacceptable that people continue to die from starvation, and that critical medical […]

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Migration: MSF and Greenpeace launch life-saving operations in the Aegean Sea

MSF calls for the opening of a safe and legal passage at the land border between Turkey and Greece Brussels/Athens – A joint operation to rescue people risking their lives on the dangerous sea crossing between Turkeyand Greece has been launched by international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and environmental organisation Greenpeace. MSF and […]

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MSF Kunduz attack: IHFFC awaits US, Afghanistan consent to proceed with independent investigation

The MSF hospital in Kunduz on fire after the bombings on the 3rd October 2015. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been informed that the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission (IHFFC) has been activated. This is the first step needed to undertake an independent investigation into the attack on MSF’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on 3 October. […]

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