Bringing Warmth

Bringing Warmth

In the winter season, the supply of firewood becomes an integral part of life for countless people, especially for those who find themselves in vulnerable situations, such as internally displaced people (IDPs). Recognizing this need, Medair is committed to ensuring...
An anniversary that no-one will be celebrating

An anniversary that no-one will be celebrating

Medair’s two-year journey in Ukraine – a story told by our amazing team Imagine hearing the sound of shelling in the place where you live. Every day, for over 700 days. That has been the grim reality for so many of the people of Ukraine since the war began on 24th...
Restoration of faith

Restoration of faith

During my visit with the Shelter team to villages in Ukraine’s Kyiv region, I had the opportunity to meet with the people whose communities had been de-occupied in 2022. They turned out to be extraordinarily tough individuals who had been able to rebuild their lives...
Regardless of the circumstances

Regardless of the circumstances

Knocking on Valentyna’s apartment door, we were greeted by a very beautiful and smiling girl, Raya, who held a teddy bear in her hands. She led us into the room with her grandmother and continued to smile the entire time we visited this family. Valentyna, at 68...
Professional burnout

Professional burnout

As Ukraine continues to grapple with ongoing conflict and a growing humanitarian crisis, its communities require assistance on numerous fronts. And while emergency relief efforts and reconstruction are vital, we strongly believe in addressing psychological support –...
Fostering Psychosocial Healing and Empowerment

Fostering Psychosocial Healing and Empowerment

Due to ongoing challenges and daily hardships, the demand for comprehensive well-being transcends mere physical health. An integrated approach that addresses the profound impact on mental, emotional, and social dimensions is needed, especially for the most vulnerable....
‘It was like Armageddon’

‘It was like Armageddon’

It was a once in a generation event. On 6th February 2023 at 4:17am, on a bitterly cold winter night, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit south-eastern Türkiye and northern Syria, followed by another almost as large a few hours later. The largest to hit the region for 84...
Syria and Turkiye one year after the earthquakes

Syria and Turkiye one year after the earthquakes

When two earthquakes struck Syria and Türkiye on 6th February 2023, killing more than 59,000 people and leaving millions homeless without access to basic shelter, nutrition and health services. Medair was one of the first NGOs to mobilise and arrive in location...
Revitalising Hope in Blue Nile

Revitalising Hope in Blue Nile

In the heart of Blue Nile, where the echoes of conflict and displacement reverberate through the landscape, the health and nutrition crisis deepens its grip on vulnerable communities. The situation is dire, marked by widespread food insecurity, limited healthcare...