Joint press releases

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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 Jul, 2014

NGOs welcome unprecedented step towards increased aid in Syria

This week’s United Nations Security Council resolution, which directly authorizes UN agencies and their implementing partners to deliver aid across Syria’s borders and conflict lines, is a welcome and unprecedented further step towards ensuring millions of people in Syria get the humanitarian assistance they desperately need. The consensus shown by the Security Council in passing […]

Joint press releases // 16 Jul, 2014

41 organizations warn of Palestinian health sector crisis

Continued military operations are compounding a health care crisis in Gaza, with hospitals ill-prepared to meet the critical needs arising from a wide-scale emergency right now. The signatory organizations are calling for an immediate ceasefire, noting that all parties must respect international humanitarian law and abide by their obligations to protect civilians from harm. During […]

Joint press releases // 11 Jul, 2014

Palestine Gaza: 37 organizations call for a ceasefire and sustained solution towards peace

Military actions by all parties must stop. Since 2009, history has shown that military operations have failed to bring peace and security for people in Gaza and in Israel. Over the years we have repeatedly called for ceasefires and for all sides to protect civilians from harm. Sadly, these ceasefires have not lasted and we […]

Joint press releases // 23 Jun, 2014

Lebanon: Syria Refugee Crisis pushing Lebanon to take extreme steps, aid agencies warn

The Syria refugee crisis is pushing Lebanon to take extreme steps, more than 20 humanitarian agencies warned today. Since 3 May 2014 there have been increasing reports of refugees experiencing difficulties in maintaining legal residence in Lebanon, and entry for Palestinian refugees from Syria seeking safety and protection in Lebanon has all but ceased. On […]

Joint press releases // 22 Feb, 2014

UN resolution on Syria must be rapidly implemented: lift sieges, open borders to aid, protect civilians

  Humanitarian, Human Rights and Peace Groups welcome unanimous Security Council Resolution demanding unhindered humanitarian access across conflict lines and borders, urge swift implementation A coalition of 17 international Humanitarian, Human Rights and Peace Groups welcome today’s unanimous Security Council resolution demanding safe and unhindered humanitarian access – including across conflict lines and across borders […]

Joint press releases // 10 Feb, 2014

Open letter to the UN Security Council appealing for Resolution on aid for starving Syrians

As the Olympic Games open in Sochi, humanitarian, human rights and peace groups demand the right of access to besieged communities in Syria.  To the Foreign Ministers of UN Security Council Member States: As the world comes together in Sochi to open the Olympic Games, Syrians are living under siege. In the spirit of the […]