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MdM voices its positions and recommendations through press releases that you can find in this section. We also can sign joint statements (other press releases). You can also read the testimonies from the field or from MdM staff.

Joint press releases // 17 Dec, 2018

Yemen Joint INGO statement on agreements reached on Yemen by warring parties

Humanitarian organisations in Yemen congratulate parties to the conflict on the cooperation and persistence that have led to the most positive agreements seen for Yemeni civilians in more than three years. These represent a significant step on the road to real and lasting peace in Yemen and could have a transformative impact on a humanitarian crisis affecting millions of people.

Joint press releases // 05 Dec, 2018

Joint INGO statement welcoming the upcoming consultations in Sweden

International NGOs working in Yemen welcome the upcoming political consultations in Sweden. After almost four years of conflict in Yemen, up to 14 million people – 50 per cent of Yemen’s population – do not know where their next meal will come from. An estimated 85,000 children under five are presumed to have died from extreme […]

Joint press releases // 08 Nov, 2018

Yemen 35 Yemeni and international organizations call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen

As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen to demand their governments work together to end the crisis. With 14 million men, women and children on the brink of famine – half the country’s population – there has never been a more urgent time to act.

Joint press releases // 13 Aug, 2018

Yemen INGOs in Yemen condemn horrific attacks in Sa’ada

INGOs in Yemen strongly condemn horrific Coalition airstrikes on a bus transporting school children in Yemen Thursday 9th August. This bombing follows an unacceptable trend of attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure by parties to Yemen’s conflict. The killing of dozens of children has escalated the depravity of a war creating untold loss and destruction for people in Yemen.

Joint press releases // 07 Aug, 2018

Yemen Joint NGO statement on attack in Hodeidah on 2 August

Humanitarian and human rights organisations, strongly condemn the major attacks that hit a fish market and the entrance to Yemen’s largest hospital, Al Thawra, in Hodeidah on 2 August, which reportedly killed over 40 civilians, including children.

Joint press releases // 26 Jun, 2018

Yemen Yemen: France should press Saudi and Emirati allies to minimize harm to hundreds of thousands of civilians in Hodeidah attack

EDIT: The international humanitarian conference will not take place. It has turned into a meeting of experts and representatives of different UN agencies.

Joint press releases // 13 Jun, 2018

Yemen Letter to President Macron: Imminent attack on Hodeidah port in Yemen

On Wednesday, 13 June, forces loyal to the exiled Yemeni president and Saudi-led Arab coalition launched an assault on Hodeidah, Yemen’s main port. In an open letter, Médecins du Monde and 13 other associations urge parties to the conflict to protect the 600,000 civilians on the ground and to respect the international humanitarian law. ———————— […]

Joint press releases // 12 Jun, 2018

Yemen Joint INGO proactive on the escalation of violence on Hodeidah

11 June 2018 – INGOs in Yemen today warned that any further escalation of violence around the port city Hodeidah could have catastrophic consequences. Humanitarian organizations fear an imminent attack on the city given developments on the ground over recent weeks. If an attack does take place, it is likely to have a catastrophic impact […]

Joint press releases // 17 May, 2018

Palestine 80+ INGOs demand accountability for Israel’s unlawful Killing of demonstrators in the Gaza Strip

AIDA, a network of more than 80 INGOs operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), on Tuesday condemned Israel’s unlawful killing of demonstrators at the border of the Gaza Strip on 14 May 2018. So far, 61 Palestinians have been killed, including one medic and eight children, and over 2,700 others have been injured, the […]

Joint press releases // 13 Apr, 2018

Palestine 70+ INGOs condemn Israel’s unlawful killing of civilians in Gaza

AIDA, a network consisting of more than 70 INGOs operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), condemns the unlawful killing of civilians in Gaza on 6 April 2018 in the context of demonstrations within Gaza’s territory near the perimeter fence with Israel. According to preliminary figures from the Ministry of Health, 10 people were killed, […]

Joint press releases // 16 Mar, 2018

Palestine Palestine: Coalition of 70+ INGO calls for an end to the occupation

A new report from The Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA), a coalition of more than 70 INGOs working in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), documents the grim reality of life under occupation. The report, 50 Years of Occupation: Dispossession, Deprivation and De-development, illustrates the systemic, decades-long squeeze of Palestinian economic prospects and human rights.

Joint press releases // 06 Mar, 2018

Syria Medical and Humanitarian organizations use three billboards to call on UN to stop violence in Syria

A coalition of medical and humanitarian organizations, some working inside besieged Eastern Ghouta, have urged the United Nations Security Council to vote for an immediate cessation of hostilities to allow urgent humanitarian assistance to all areas in need in Syria.