Yes, these crises are (still) emergencies.
When the world moves on, what happens to those left behind?
Since 1989, we’ve been helping families in crisis around the world — regardless of race, creed, or nationality — survive and recover with dignity.
people helped in 2018
offices in Europe and North America
We employ experts in the fields of health and nutrition; shelter and infrastructure; water, sanitation, and hygiene; and cash assistance to assist families in meeting their basic needs quickly during crises.
Then, we stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity and safeguard against future disasters.
We work side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact and strive
wherever possible to personalise our assistance to the individual needs of the people we serve.
People received help at Medair-supported clinics
People gained better access to safe drinking water
People received shelter assistance
"[Medair] respects people and are doing everything they can to help. They always greet people with smiles....We are very grateful they are here. " Firas, Iraq
While a large number of our team members are recruited internationally, three-quarters of our staff are nationally recruited and serving right where they are from.