MDM Middle East

CARING AND WITNESSING

MdM (Médecins du Monde) is an international humanitarian organisation providing medical care to the most vulnerable populations affected by war, natural disasters, disease, famine, poverty and exclusion, those who do not have access to health care, those who the world is gradually forgetting.

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Palestine

The Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated territories in the world. 2 million people there, of which nearly 70% live in the 8 refugee camps. The humanitarian situation has worsened with the intensification of the land, air and sea blockade imposed by Israel since 2007, and with the Israeli military operations in 2008-2009, 2012 and 2014.

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MdM press releases // 17 Sep, 2018

Palestine Band-aid solutions to Gaza’s protracted crisis are not enough

The Médecins du Monde (MDM) chapters in Palestine express their concern about the lack of sustainable solutions when responding to the latest international appeal for emergency funds to cover the health sector’s fuel critical needs. Gaza’s protracted energy crisis won’t be “cured” with Band-Aid donations. MDM calls all stakeholders to aim for more sustainable solutions, in particular for ensuring that all health facilities electricity needs are met.

Publications // 16 Sep, 2018

Palestine Time for a new narrative: 25 years after the Oslo Accords

A report published by a coalition of 80+ NGOs explains how the peace process can get on track with six key principles.

Publications // 13 Sep, 2018

Syria-Iraq Crisis Unit Newsletter July-August

MdM Regional Office newsletter (July– August): country missions ‘activities; latest context’s developments, etc. Bear in mind that you can get updated information on our social networks.

MdM press releases // 12 Sep, 2018

Syria Idlib Region: Doctors of the World calls for civilians to be protected against a new offensive

The military offensive that has been expected for weeks in the Idlib region may lead to one of the worst humanitarian crises ever seen. This new disaster reflects a country ravaged by more than seven years of war, which has already killed 350,000 people and driven more than five million Syrians to flee.

Testimonies

Forgetting the atrocities we experienced is impossible

Shames and Shirin have been living in Chamesko camp, Northern Iraq, for four years. They are part of the Yezidi community who were forced to flee the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant/ al-Sham) in 2014.

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