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most vulnerable places affected by COVID-19
Saving lives in emergencies
Helping communities as they recover
Bringing hope for a better future
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as they recover
for a better future
As the number of people contracting the new coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, so does the risk to the people Medair
serves around the world.
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At Medair, we’ve been thinking not only about the vulnerable people we serve every day, but also about you. I know that some of you are on the frontlines of this crisis, caring for people in need as part of the global health care response. We are so thankful to all...
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...
Mohammed recalls the last time his family circled together in his home; his younger brother was engaged and their extended relatives joined together to commemorate this milestone in the couple’s life. They didn’t know it would be the last. Normalcy shifted in the wake...
“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...
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.