Migrants

Les réfugiés Rohingyas au Bangladesh. © Arnaud Finistre
Emergency
The Rohingya people have experienced decades of systematic discrimination, statelessness and targeted violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar (formerly Burma). Since August 2017, around 744,000 Rohingyas have sought refuge in Cox’s Bazar, southern Bangladesh, fleeing the violence and joining the...
Sabine Babé Loubet, assistante sociale au Caso de Nice © Valentina Cugusi
Sabine Babé Loubet welcomes those excluded from health care and those excluded from the law at the Médecins du Monde health care center in Nice. For many of them foreigners, some of whom have managed to cross the Italian border, even though it is closed across the mountains.
Mère tenant son enfant dans ses bras, suivit d'un groupe de Rohingyas
Today marks one year from the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following what the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing. The newly arrived Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar...
Arrests migrants in Algeria and their expulsion to Niger increased in 2018. These ongoing and repeated incidents are exacerbating the health and social conditions of migrants which were already a cause for concern. People are apprehended by the Algerian authorities on buses, in taxis and in their...
(c) Sinawi Medine
The number of refugees and migrants in Italy reached a peak in 2016, with 181,436 people arriving by sea according to UNHCR. In 2019 the country only registered 11,471 arrivals. The majority of these were men (77%), but there were also significant numbers of unaccompanied minors (14%). The signing...

More than three million people in France today are affected by poverty – that’s 14.3 % of the population.

© Olivier Papegnies

Vulnerable foreign nationals, asylum seekers, unaccompanied minors... For all migrants living in France, access to healthcare is difficult.

All over the world, there are men, women and children who have no access to healthcare and medical treatment because they cannot afford it or are denied their right to it.

 
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