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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Lebanon

The sheer number of refugees places a huge strain on the Lebanese healthcare system. The public primary healthcare network is not fully in place and relies on an extremely expensive private sector. Despite partial subsidisation and relatively low fees, many refugees struggle to access health services. In 2017, about 70% of refugees from Syria in Lebanon lack valid residence.

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Joint press releases // 16 Oct, 2019

Syria The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria

The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation started on the 9 October. The UN estimates that more than 200,000 people have been displaced, and is planning to support up to 400,000 people with assistance and protection in the coming period.

Joint press releases // 14 Oct, 2019

Syria 15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning.

Campaigns // 10 Oct, 2019

Lebanon Mental Health Day 2019

As a partner of Lebanon’s National Campaign for Mental Health in the workplace, here’s the message from Médecins du Monde (Lebanon Mission) on World Mental Health Day. Make the workplace a welcoming place for everyone!

Joint press releases // 04 Sep, 2019

Yemen INGO statement on attacks in Dhamar that killed and injured scores of people

International non-governmental organisations working in Yemen strongly condemn a series of attacks by the Saudi-led coalition on a former community college that has lately been used as a detention facility in Dhamar city.

Testimonies

Muzian abu Znaid – The portrait of a life-long refugee

Born in Jerusalem, Muzian has always thought of herself as a refugee. She was married in 1955 in Duraa, South Hebron Hills and moved to Jerusalem to live in Mu’askar, a camp established for 1948 refugees in what today is the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. There, she had eight children, but only five survived.

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