Doctors Without Borders


Italy seized a migrant rescue ship for allegedly dumping toxic waste

“This latest attempt by the Italian authorities to stop humanitarian lifesaving search and rescue at any cost is sinister”
Tim Hume
migrant crisis

“We can’t do this forever”: At sea with migrant rescuers

Rossalyn Warren

Boko Haram left an estimated 5 million people in Nigeria on the brink of famine

"We will see, I think, a famine unlike any we have ever seen anywhere," United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Toby Lanzer said in Brussels last week.
Kayla Ruble
Open Water

Hundreds of migrants rescued from Mediterranean, four dead

Three operations were carried out off the coast of Libya on Tuesday retrieving around 500 survivors, most of which were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat.
VICE News and Reuters

Thousands escaped Boko Haram in Nigeria — now they're starving to death

Humanitarian workers discovered 24,000 people sheltering in a makeshift camp in a former militant stronghold, with more than 1,200 dead and hundreds of starving children.
Reuters News Agency

Italian Authorities Work to Identify Drowned Migrant Infant Seen in Shocking Photo

The infant was pulled from the sea last Friday by rescuers after an overcrowded wooden fishing boat carrying more than 400 migrants capsized and sank off the Libyan coast.
VICE News and Reuters

At Least 700 Migrants Died in the Mediterranean Trying to Get to Europe Last Week

The UN and aid groups say three boats packed with people sank during the busiest week for migrant crossings from Libya to Europe so far this year.
VICE News and Reuters

The Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola Is Bad But Not an International Health Emergency, Yet

The first case of yellow fever turned up in December in Angola's Luanda province, the country's most populous province and home to the capital city of the same name. The virus has since killed nearly 300 people.
Kayla Ruble
war and conflict

US Claims Assault on MSF Afghan Hospital Isn't a War Crime Because It Was an Accident

A US military investigation found that series of human and equipment-related errors led to the attack in Kunduz, which lasted for a full half-hour and killed 42 people before the gunship stopped firing on the hospital.
Samuel Oakford
middle east

Aleppo Hospital Is Bombed, as UN Urges US and Russia to Save Syria Peace Talks

Syrian government airstrikes and shelling by armed groups have killed dozens of civilians in Aleppo over the past few days, and left the cessation of hostilities agreement in tatters.
VICE News and Reuters

The Deadly Journey From Libya's Migrant Jails

VICE News teamed up with MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, to document its search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean. In this extra scene, we speak with rescued refugees and migrants about the desperate situation they fled in Libya.

US General Apologizes in Person for Bombing MSF Hospital in Afghanistan

Last October, a US gunship bombed a hospital in Kunduz, killing 42 people and wounding 37 others. Five months later, the new US commander in Afghanistan visited the city and apologized.
Avi Asher-Schapiro