Although the humanitarian sector has grown larger and more professional, MSF has for several years seen that the response capacity in the acute phase of a crisis – especially in war and conflict – is weak. There are too few organizations present, aid often arrives too late, it does not reach those who need it most, and the most critical needs – health care, food, water and shelter – are not covered well enough.
Emergency assistance in unpredictable conflict situations is very difficult. It is dangerous, confusing. . .