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By Doctors Without Borders | A look at the work of Doctors Without Borders in and around Syria

"A Chance of Life": Mother and Child Care for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Ahlam* is a 22-year-old mother from Dara’a governorate in Syria. She is the mother of two children, both of whom were born at the Doctors Without

Jordan: Scaling Up Services for Syrian Mothers and Children Refugees in Irbid

The Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mother and child project in Irbid, northern Jordan, has been augmented to perform …

Refugees

Syria: Major Aleppo Hospital Suspends All Activities After Bombings

BARCELONA, SPAIN/ALEPPO, SYRIA—One of the main hospitals in Aleppo has suspended all activities after it was bombed at least twice last week, the …

Seeing Families, Children, and Babies Coming Off the Boats

Dr. Chiara Montaldo is coordinating MSF’s efforts in Sicily to provide medical and psychological care to migrants rescued from boats in the

Libya

The treadmill | Doctors without borders

I have walked past a stationary treadmill in the hall on the way to the bathroom at least twice a day for eight weeks but I have an allergy to indoor …

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Traumatized by the War in Syria, and Recovering

World Politics

A Syrian Recovers From Trauma

VideoA Syrian Recovers From TraumaMarch 26, 2015Omar Al Balkhi, 29, was injured in a bomb blast in Daraa, Syria, and treated first in a field …

Press Releases

A Look at Syrian Refugees, March 2015

Syria: "People Can No Longer Do the Things They Used to Do"

Voice from the FieldSyria: "People Can No Longer Do the Things They Used to Do"March 25, 2015Anadan hospital near Aleppo is one of the many hospitals …

Medicine

Syria: Providing Care Wherever Possible

Voice from the FieldSyria: Providing Care Wherever PossibleMarch 25, 2015The Directorate of Health for Hama region is a network of medical facilities …

Middle East

Syria: "We Often Have to Search for Them in the Ruins"

Voice from the FieldSyria: "We Often Have to Search for Them in the Ruins"March 25, 2015The Syrian Civil Defense is a group of Syrian volunteers, …

Medicine

Syria: MSF-Supported Hospital Treats Victims of Chlorine Gas Attack

Press releaseSyria: MSF-Supported Hospital Treats Victims of Chlorine Gas AttackMarch 18, 2015PARIS/NEW YORK, MARCH 18, 2015—A chlorine attack in …

Hospitals

Syria: "The Stories Are Many, and They Are All Heartbreaking"

Voice from the FieldSyria: "The Stories Are Many, and They Are All Heartbreaking"March 13, 2015

Medicine

Syria: An Endless Night Getting Darker and Darker

In northern Homs, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supports all of the medical facilities in the area, a total of eight field

Middle East

Syria: Surgery Under Siege

Voice from the FieldSyria: Surgery Under SiegeMarch 13, 2015Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) currently runs six health

Syrian Civil War

Syria: Supporting Doctors in Besieged Areas

Field newsSyria: Supporting Doctors in Besieged AreasMarch 13, 2015Read the Op-Ed: An Unacceptable Humanitarian Failure in Syria

Health Care

Syria: An Unacceptable Humanitarian Failure

By Dr. Joanne Liu, MSF International President

As Syria enters its fifth year of conflict, the war continues to be defined by brutal violence that …

Syrian Civil War

Syria: Medical Aid Paralyzed by Four Years of Conflict

Press releaseSyria: Medical Aid Paralyzed by Four Years of ConflictMarch 11, 2015AMMAN/NEW YORK—As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, …

Medicine

New home, new job, new country | Doctors without borders

Listening to the strains of Abba singing “Happy New Year”, sipping fizzy water and toasting the start of 2015, not too different from my friends all …

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Syria: Parties to the Conflict Must Allow Evacuation of Wounded from Aleppo

Press releaseSyria: Parties to the Conflict Must Allow Evacuation of Wounded from Aleppo February 19, 2015MSF urges all parties to the Syrian …

Syrian Civil War

The harrowing stories that show why the atrocities committed by Assad's forces must not be forgotten

'I can never forget those tiny body parts that probably belonged to a little boy'

"We are somehow getting used to regular bombings but sometimes you …

Middle East

Syria: "We Forget Some Images, But Others Refuse to Fade Away"

For weeks, the East Ghouta rural area near Damascus, Syria, has been besieged by intense bombing on an almost daily basis.

On February 5, the East

Middle East

Syria: Hospitals Struggle to Cope with Shelling in Besieged Areas

For weeks, the East Ghouta rural area near Damascus, Syria, has been besieged by intense bombing on an almost daily basis.

On February 5, the East

Middle East

Syria: Crisis Fact Sheet

Ghazal Sotoudeh/MSF

Snow and hail fell heavily in January 2015 in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, where some 400,000 Syrian refugees are sheltering in a …

Middle East

Exodus from Syria

THE statistics on Syria's civil war are horrifying. Since March 2011 around 200,000 people have been killed and 6.5m people have become internally …

Syrian Civil War

Syria conflict: Qadour family's scars begin to heal

Three years ago, a shell hit the home of the Qadour family in Homs, Syria, setting off a fire that destroyed their house and injured the children as

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3 years of war, 190K dead, 3M refugees - the human face of the conflict in #Syria http://bit.ly/XdPLKW

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MSF’s Maternity in Domiz Camp, Iraq, Continues to Grow

MSF’s Maternity in Domiz Camp, Iraq, Continues to GrowJust a few weeks after opening, MSF’s maternity unit in Domiz refugee camp, in northern Iraqi …

Middle East

Iraq: Safe Births for Syrian Refugees

Just a few weeks after opening its doors for the first time on August 4, the maternity unit in Domeez refugee camp, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, is …

Middle East