MDM Middle East

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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 // 16 Oct, 2018

Our conditions for returning home? – A safe and humane environment, with access to basic needs and services

Forced to flee their village in Sinjar, Ismael and Zere sought refuge in Chamesku camp, the largest Internally Displaced Persons camp in Northern Iraq. It is mostly inhabited by the Yezidi community, who have been particularly targeted by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant/ al-Sham).

Events // 10 Oct, 2018

Palestine For maintaining a good mental health, start talking

As part of the world mental health day (10 October), MDM France, Switzerland and Spain have launched a joint public campaign in Palestine aimed at combating mental health stigma. The message is very simple: For maintaining a good mental health, start talking. The concept is to mainstream mental health as an essential part of everyone’s health.

MdM press releases // 10 Oct, 2018

World Mental Health Day: An invisible crisis prevails in Syria and Iraq

An invisible crisis is happening in the countries affected by the Syrian and Iraqi crises. Médecins du Monde (MdM) releases a booklet to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th) in order to shed light on the important mental health and psychosocial needs of people who have been plagued by the protracted Syrian and Iraqi crises. This publication calls upon international and regional decision-makers to consider a response to mental health needs as a priority.

Publications // 09 Oct, 2018

Regional World Mental Health Day: An invisible crisis prevails in Syria and Iraq

Médecins du Monde (MdM) releases a booklet to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th) in order to shed light on the important mental health and psychosocial needs of people who have been plagued by the protracted Syrian and Iraqi crises. This publication calls upon international and regional decision-makers to consider a response to mental health needs as a priority.

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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