Middle East

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Seventeen aid agencies working in Yemen are urging for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel. A thirty-day concession period enabling the delivery of commercial supplies has brought only brief reprieve within the context of a...
The population lives in a permanent state of extreme stress owing to the proximity of the Israeli settlements. ©Olivier Papegnies
Emergency
Forced to abandon their homeland more than 70 years ago, Palestinians have lived under Israeli occupation for more than 50 years. A large part of the population has also suffered from the blockade of the Gaza Strip for 13 years. Against this backdrop, Médecins du Monde has been working in Palestine...
Emergency
Civilians at the heart of the conflict Since the beginning of the war in 2011, violence against Syrian civilians has only intensified and become more complex. Many areas have been bombed regularly and civilian populations are the victims of human rights violations and abuses , under fire from the...
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Conflict and severe poverty Ten years after the beginning of the Syrian crisis, Lebanon remains a fragile country marked by conflict and serious institutional and social instability. The country’s economy has been held back by the worsening crisis and, with the added unprecedented challenges posed...
District Amedi, Village Bamerni. Irak (c) Guillaume Pinon
Emergency
The figures speak for themselves: the need for humanitarian action in Iraq is non-negotiable. Crucial humanitarian assistance in Iraq Iraq is a country marked by years of conflict. Although it is gradually emerging from the crisis stage, the country is still extremely fragile and is facing multiple...
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