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AN INVISIBLE CRISIS: EXPLORING MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SYRIAN AND IRAQI CRISES ©Reuters
An invisible crisis is happening in the countries affected by the Syrian and Iraqi crises. Médecins du Monde (MdM) releases a booklet to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th) in order to shed light on the important mental health and psychosocial needs of people who have been plagued by the...
The military offensive that has been expected for weeks in the Idlib region may lead to one of the worst humanitarian crises ever seen. This new disaster reflects a country ravaged by more than seven years of war, which has already killed 350,000 people and driven more than five million Syrians to...
En Syrie, 11,3 millions de personnes ont cruellement besoin de soins. © Reuters
The whole world is blissfully caught up in the World Cup hosted by Russia, and meanwhile, the Syrian regime has been leading ground offensives and aerial bombings on the south of Syria, with the help of their Russian ally. These strikes were met with the World’s most blatant indifference. Médecins...
Médecins du Monde strategy in the region aims at responding to the important health needs of displaced, refugee and host community populations in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon.
2017 Syrie © Reuters
This year 15 March marks seven years of war in Syria: the parties to the conflict, together with their allies, are killing with complete impunity, while the international community flounders impotently. So much has already been said about the scale of the conflict: 350,000 deaths, a country bled...
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Airstrikes and shelling on Eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave as well as medical evacuations five days after the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate nationwide cessation of hostilities, according to a group of...
L'exposition prolongée aux tirs d'obus et l'intensité des hostilités plonge la communauté dans une détresse psychologique extrême.© Reuters
Thousands of Syrians are still being killed, wounded, displaced, and besieged every day as the war rages on and help is not reaching people in need, the Syria INGO Regional Forum said today. The member organizations warned against a narrative that violence is reducing in the wake of recent...
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Despite the recent negotiations between the Syrian regime and certain rebel groups, the path to an effective peace process remains blocked. And civilians will pay the price. Syria remains devastated by war. Doctors of the World - Médecins du Monde is calling for a lasting ceasefire to allow...
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It has been five years since the start of the civil war in Syria and the deadly fighting rages on. The international community has failed to find a diplomatic solution, Europe has turned its back on the victims in need of protection, and there is no end in sight to the human tragedies suffered by...

Since the beginning of the war in 2011, violence against the civilian Syrian population has only intensified and become more complex, with no political solution emerging.  Many regions are regularly bombed and the civilian popu