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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

Girls' Rights

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 …

Hospitals

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

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 …

Traumatized by the War in Syria, and Recovering

Syrian Civil War

A Syrian Recovers From Trauma

Slideshow

March 26, 2015

Press release

March 18, 2015

Field news

March 13, 2015

Voice from the Field

March 13, 2015

Voice from the Field

March 13, …

A Look at Syrian Refugees, March 2015

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

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

Syria: Providing Care Wherever Possible

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

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

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

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

PARIS/NEW YORK, MARCH 18, 2015—A chlorine attack in northwestern Syria on March 16 killed six people and poisoned a further 70, according to reports …

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

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) currently runs six health facilities in northern Syria, but in the majority of the country

Syrian Civil War

Syria: Supporting Doctors in Besieged Areas

After four years, the Syrian war remains as intense as ever and the need for emergency assistance becomes more urgent with each passing day. But the …

Middle East

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

AMMAN/NEW YORK—As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, desperately needed aid is failing to reach millions of people trapped by the conflict, the …

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 …

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 …

Aleppo

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 …

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 they slept.

Recovering in Jordan, they are being treated by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) surgeons. Caroline Hawley first met them two years ago, and …

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

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