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By Eleanor Davis, field communications manager for MSF in Ukraine MSF has been running mobile clinics providing free primary
Alice Gautreau is a midwife working with Medecins Sans Frontieres. In this exclusive vlog for HuffPost UK, Alice talks about her life-saving work on board the Aquarius refugee rescue vessel in the Mediterranean, and the incredible story of helping a woman give birth on board the ship.
The number of people who died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean has reached an all-time high and is becoming comparable to what Médecins Sans Frontières is used to seeing in warzones, with the UN Migration Agency recording at least 5,079 deaths last year.
The Nigerian air force accidentally killed at least 52 people and wounded 120 at a camp for internally displaced people in
Everyone is exhausted and anxious and the rescue crews work tirelessly to keep them all calm so they don't capsize the boat. After several hours everyone is brought safely on board the rescue ship. Later they're all transferred to the Italian coast guard who will take them to Italy. The Aquarius stays in the rescue zone to search for more dinghies. And so we wait.
A makeshift hospital has been destroyed by a suspected Russian airstrike in Syria, killing at least ten people and wounding
The existing trend of disrespecting refugee law while ignoring abuse and torture is no longer acceptable. Valletta must not be remembered as the place where the outsourcing of Europe's dirty work was rubber-stamped.
The head of an international medical charity has claimed that the extent and precision of the bombing damage to a hospital
What is in my heart since this morning is that this is completely unacceptable. How can this happen? What is the benefit of this? Destroying a hospital and so many lives, for nothing. I cannot find words for this.
The US has admitted that it may have killed workers from aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, also known as Doctors