PHOTOS: Stories of Somali refugees living in Dadaab camp

2016-10-21 06:00

As the closure of the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, draws ever near, Doctors Without Borders has called upon the Kenyan Government as well as the UNHCR to urgently consider alternative arrangements.

Dadaab crisis: Refugees' fears are real, says MSF

2016-10-16 19:00

As the closure of the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, draws ever near, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called upon the Kenyan Government as well as the UNHCR to urgently consider alternative arrangements.

US-made bomb used in deadly strike on Yemen hospital - Amnesty

2016-09-19 19:19

Amnesty International has said a US-made bomb had been used in an air strike on a hospital in Yemen, urging Washington and London to stop supplying the Saudi-led coalition with weapons.

MSF: UN must declare Nigeria 'top emergency'

2016-07-28 05:35

Northeastern Nigeria is close to famine with hundreds of thousands trapped without help, and must be declared a "top emergency" by the UN, says medical charity Doctors Without Borders.

30 000 Syrian children 'starving' on Jordan border

2016-07-02 11:45

More than 30 000 Syrian children are facing starvation in Jordan after authorities in Amman suspended life-saving food and medical aid to refugees living along its northeastern border with Syria.

MSF stops seeking EU funds over Turkey migrant deal

2016-06-17 20:37

Aid group Doctors Without Borders says it will no longer seek European Union funds in protest at the EU's migrant deal with Turkey.

Syria most dangerous place for health workers: WHO

2016-05-26 22:01

Syria is the most dangerous place for health care workers to operate last year, ahead of other conflict zones like the Palestinian territories and Yemen, the World Health Organisation says.

Dadaab refugee camp: Don't endorse inhumane Western policies, MSF tells Kenya

2016-05-17 11:44

International humanitarian aid organisation, MSF, has criticised the Kenyan government over its decision to shut down Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, saying thousands of asylum seekers will be left stranded.

ISIS captures several villages from Syrian troops

2016-04-16 18:55

Syrian opposition activists say the Islamic State group has captured several villages in the northern province of Aleppo during clashes with government forces.

Saudi-led Yemen market strike killed 33 rebels

2016-03-16 20:10

A Yemeni tribal chief says 33 of the 41 people killed in a Saudi-led air strike on a market in a northern province were rebel fighters, not civilians as first reported.


Drought, hunger add to South Sudan's woes

2016-10-20 14:38

A serious food crisis in the north of South Sudan is reaching critical levels, as a biting drought across much of east Africa serves up even more woes for the troubled country.

'Disastrous' living conditions worse than violence in Nigeria - MSF

2016-09-29 18:22

A brewing humanitarian emergency has reached catastrophic levels in northeastern Nigeria, with MSF calling for a massive relief effort in order to help those desperately in need.

Aid still scarce after rebels break Aleppo siege

2016-08-14 18:23

Fighting remains so intense that no significant help has reached Aleppo, locals and aid workers in Syria say.

Mass looting of aid in war-torn South Sudan

2016-07-17 21:28

It was looting on an epic scale - a month's worth of food aid for over 220 000 South Sudanese, all stolen in just two days along with the giant warehouses that stored it.

UN warns over malnutrition deaths in Nigeria

2016-07-01 18:55

Nigeria has pledged to do more to tackle food shortages among people made homeless by Boko Haram, as the United Nations warned about 50 000 children could starve to death this year in one state alone.

MSF: Iraqis fleeing Fallujah face crisis

2016-06-14 18:17

Doctors Without Borders says thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing the besieged city of Fallujah are fleeing to areas without adequate water and sanitation.

MSF suspending operations in part of Central African Republic

2016-05-19 23:11

Doctors Without Borders says it must suspend operations in part of Central African Republic after its employees there came under attack, leaving one person dead.

MSF condemns attack on Aleppo hospital

2016-04-28 18:17

Doctors Without Borders has condemned an air strike on a hospital it was supporting in the war-torn northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

Why isn't SA getting these life-saving TB drugs?

2016-03-24 09:14

The first new drug resistant TB drugs in over 40 years offer new hope for patients. The problem is, they're either not available in SA, or are stuck at the Medicines Control Council.

Coalition raids on Yemen market kill 41 civilians

2016-03-15 22:22

At least 41 Yemeni civilians were killed when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a market in the rebel-held northern Hajja province, medics and tribal sources say.

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