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These clusters are called ‘informal settlements’ and this view is repeated across this country – there are more than 6,000 settlements that are home to over 300,000 people. In total, Lebanon hosts more than 1.5 million refugees. I’m taking a moment to breathe – a...
Georgine is a single parent of three – her husband was killed during the conflict in Djugu Territory, Ituri Province. Despite living in displacement in Lopa village, around 40 kilometres north of the provincial capital, Bunia, she works as Assistant Head Nurse at the...
For these women, their inner strength compels them to keep going, even when challenges continue to come their way. On some days, when I witness a lot of pain and suffering, I feel despair. The women we help access health care services have been through so much, and...
I had landed in Afghanistan ready to take up my first contract with Medair, and this was definitely not how I had anticipated making my entrance. After a tutorial from my female colleagues I was able to master the basics of securing my headscarf, but this was only one...
“I have never seen something like this the whole of my life,” laments 65-year-old Marian.* Marian lives in a camp for displaced people in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
As I sat in the airport terminal one summer afternoon, minutes before boarding a flight from Dubai to Kabul, those words were also on my mind. Somewhat distractingly scrolling through anxious WhatsApp messages from family and friends, I thought back to everything I...
Rahim* always dreamt of becoming a doctor. As a child growing up in a small village in Rakhine State, in western Myanmar, he observed his uncle – a doctor – and decided he wanted to follow in his footsteps.
Matra’s family knows first-hand what it is like to flee home because of conflict. She tried to stay in her family’s home village in Iraq as long as possible, even when others had left.
Your gifts touched the lives of thousands of people in Mozambique this year after two devastating cyclones struck the country in a matter of weeks.
For most people living in north-eastern Syria, the recent military operations launched in early October were completely unexpected. With no time to prepare, people had to flee immediately to save their lives, often being separated from family members in the process.