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June 29, 2017 Targets of the World

International humanitarian law is being flouted on a daily basis. In areas that are suffering, doctors and nursing staff are now being targeted. This is despite the fact that on 3 May 2016, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution strongly

June 19, 2017 #OpenGaza


June 15, 2017 Syria/Iraq Crisis – 2016-2017

Médecins du Monde’s (MdM)  strategy in the region aims at responding to the growing health needs of displaced, refugee and host community populations in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon. The strategy is articulated around three main components: -Response to

April 12, 2017 Mental health and psychosocial impacts of occupation-related violence in Palestine

Médecins du Monde France (MdM) has been working in Palestine since 1996, and is currently focusing its activities in North West Bank on psychosocial programs aiming at preventing and limiting the psychosocial impacts of occupation related violence on Palestinian communities

April 3, 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.

March 29, 2017 Syria Regional Crisis- Health Access Monitor – March 2017

The Syria Regional Crisis Health Access Monitor is a Médecins du Monde quarterly publication that provides insight on the main barriers that prevent populations from accessing healthcare services inside Syria and in the neighbouring countries (Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey). Read

February 1, 2017 Making the case for strategic resettlement from Lebanon

As part of a comprehensive approach to the refugee crisis in Lebanon, alongside ongoing humanitarian support, increased development investment and job creation initiatives, and calling for necessary domestic policy changes with respect to refugee residency and access to livelihood opportunities

January 24, 2017 “Stand and Deliver”

On 4 February 2016, the international community agreed on a ‘comprehensive new approach’ to address the protracted Syria crisis at the “Supporting Syria and the Region” Conference in London. Donors, and neighbouring countries, which host the vast majority of those

January 17, 2017 Access restricted areas in Gaza – Civilians at risks

Since 2014, MdM – France is working alongside gazans farmers and fishermen in the access restricted areas, where shootings regularly put life of civilians at risk and continuously infringe human rights and international law. Read more>LEALET-PALESTINE-HD-PAGES


SYRIA: VIOLENCE AGAINST HEALTHCARE, A DISMAL RECORD The worst year. Despite a new UN resolution strongly condemning attack against medical units and personnel, deliberated attacks against hospitals, doctors, and patients in Syria have reached an unprecedented level in 2016. Breaches


A structure supported by Médecins du Monde was destroyed. Despite the cessation of hostilities proclaimed in February 27, 2016, bombing and fighting has intensified since the beginning of April in the governorates of Idlib and Aleppo. Médecins du Monde  (MdM) denounces

March 15, 2016 FIVE YEARS OF THE CONFLICT IN SYRIA: Internal chaos and external trauma

Since 15 March 2011, the civil war in Syria has caused the deaths of 250,000 people, with one and a half million injured. It has led to the internal displacement of seven million people and driven five million refugees to

February 28, 2016 Aid and civilians attacked as leaders talk ceasefire

Press statement by the Syria INGO Regional Forum and the NGO Forum representing 78 national and international aid agencies in Syria and neighbouring countries Just as the world’s leaders committed themselves to get aid delivered to millions of Syrians in

February 15, 2016 Médecins du Monde- France and Ministry of Health conduct a practical Medical Training

Gaza- On Tuesday, February 9th 2016, Médecins du Monde France (MdM), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, conducted a practical medical training on emergency preparedness during crises at the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) center. This training included 40 causalities

December 22, 2015 Ministry of Health and Médecins Du Monde- France (MDM-F) launched the National Mental Health Referral System

Ramallah – Thursday Dec. 17th, 2015, Ministry of Health and MdM-F had launched the Mental Health National Referral System in Ramallah. The launching was with participation of Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNRWA and representatives

October 12, 2015 Settlers’ violence and escalation: Médecins du Monde calls for the protection of Palestinian communities

Médecins du Monde France (MdM) is extremely concerned about the violence faced by West Bank communities in the context of the escalation of tension in Palestine. Villages are being randomly attacked by settlers in response to previous aggressions against Israelis,

July 9, 2015 Happy birthday Firas… …or the tale of an everyday childhood in Gaza

Happy birthday Firas! You’re one year old today. With your big, jet-black eyes and your chubby baby cheeks, you’re babbling your first words and, as you hold onto the edge of the table, you manage to pull yourself up and

April 16, 2015 MdM assists victims in Yemen

As the fighting intensifies, particularly in South Yemen, Doctors of the World – Médecins du Monde (MdM) has decided to support teams in Aden governorate with drugs and surgical supplies to provide civilians—the first victims of the conflict—with a better

April 15, 2015 “Charting a new course: overcoming the stalemate in Gaza” – Briefing Paper -

Six months after the Cairo International Conference on Palestine and Reconstructing Gaza following massive destruction caused by the conflict in summer 2014, AIDA[1], the Association of International Development Agencies, is publishing its report “Charting a New Course: Overcoming the Stalemate

April 13, 2015 World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises, new report warns

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report on the lack of progress since last year’s conflict. Six months since donors pledged $3.5 billion

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