10 Jan 2024

The MSF doctors treating refugees in the UK

Communities Editor

Normally Medecins Sans Frontieres, otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders, operates in the world’s war-torn trouble spots such as Gaza and Sudan.

Now it is dealing with a health crisis far closer to home, at an RAF base in the Home Secretary’s Essex constituency, which is home to hundreds of asylum seekers .

Our communities editor Darshna Soni reports from the site where charities have highlighted repeated suicide attempts and where the MSF says conditions are ‘no different from Libya’.