Joint press releases

Stay up to date

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 // 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.

Joint press releases // 19 Dec, 2017

Syria NGOs call for a de-escalation of violence and an increase in access in Eastern Ghouta

A group of leading NGOs expresses grave concern about the plight of civilians in Eastern Ghouta, where violence has escalated in recent weeks…

Joint press releases // 06 Nov, 2017

Civilians in the line of fire: Syria INGO Regional Forum warns against a false sense of safety in Syria

Thousands of Syrians are still being killed, wounded, displaced, and besieged every day as the war rages on and help is not reaching people in need, the Syria INGO Regional Forum said today. The member organizations warned against a narrative that violence is reducing in the wake of recent political agreements. Read more >SIRF Statement […]

Joint press releases // 17 Jul, 2017

NGO statement on Iraq

As the members of the global coalition to counter ISIL met in Washington D.C.  28 non-governmental organizations working to provide assistance and protection for civilians affected by the conflict in Iraq share the following concerns and recommendations. Check them out >Iraq joint advocacy statement

Joint press releases // 03 Apr, 2017

Whole-of-Syria health cluster briefing

As the Syria crisis has entered its seventh year, health needs across the country have never been so acute. The lack of availability and access to health care services inside Syria has led to unnecessary suffering and many preventable deaths. The 5th of April Brussels conference is an opportunity for states to ensure Syria population […]

Joint press releases // 13 Mar, 2017

AIDA – Media Release : Khan El Ahmar

A Palestinian Bedouin community is at imminent risk of forcible transfer, a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention, if the Israeli government acts on military orders to demolish an entire village in the Occupied West Bank, as early as this Sunday. A coalition of over 80 international humanitarian, development and human rights organizations is […]