Our emergency response funding supports the people in greatest need. As well as ensuring immediate basic needs are met, we’re committed to restoring dignity and reducing vulnerability over the longer term.
10 years of crises
Over the last decade our partners have responded to some of the world’s most severe crises. We honour their commitment to relieving suffering and restoring dignity.
Discover our partner organisations who respond to some of the world’s most severe crisis, save lives and restore dignity.
19 Jun 2023
Every Refugee has a Story
To mark this World Refugee Day, we invite you to read and recognise the personal stories of those who have been forced to flee their homes and homelands. Our partners collected and shared them with us. Our shared humanity urges us to listen.
14 Jul 2022
THOUSANDS IN SOMALIA FACE ACUTE MALNUTRITION AS RAINS FAIL
The worst drought in decades is ravaging the Horn of Africa, destroying crops and driving the cost of local food out of reach of many. Medair is scaling up its response, delivering critical health, water and nutrition aid.
23 Jun 2022
Four Common Misconceptions About Migration, Fact-Checked
This International Refugee Week, SOS Méditerranée is helping us debunk some of the most common misconceptions about migration and search and rescue operations
26 Mar 2022
How Medair and Médecins Sans Frontières are providing desperately needed humanitarian assistance to refugees and internally displaced people.
12 Jan 2022
Helping Afghans at home and away
With the Taliban takeover, the situation for the Afghan population continues to deteriorate. As winter approaches, rural communities will soon be isolated. We’re supporting three humanitarian organisations to ensure Afghans can access their basic needs inside and outside their homeland.
4 Nov 2021
COVID-19: NOT YET OUT OF THE WOODS
Our last donations in support of hardest hit communities
27 Sep 2021
Fighting famine in southern madagscar
Madagascar is experiencing its worst drought in 40 years; Medair is providing emergency relief to the most affected.
27 Sep 2021
SUPPORTING MASS-VACCINATION IN LEBANON
Medair is going to vaccinate around 90,000 people living in Saida, in South Lebanon
6 Jul 2021
Our COVID-19 emergency support for India
To respond to the devastating wave of COVID-19 outbreak that is ravaging India, we are stepping up our support to the emergency response of two long-standing partners, Médecins Sans Frontières and Educate Girls.
6 Jul 2021
Light in dark times
COVID-19 was a stress test at all levels. It hit us as individuals, societies and organisations. Our new #unexpected series explores this unprecedented time through our grantees’ eyes, mapping the terrain of the unplanned possibilities it revealed.
14 Apr 2021
Combatting Covid-19 worldwide
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the sprint to respond to the global health crisis has turned into a marathon. This is a tribute to the decisive work of the organisations we’ve been funding worldwide to assist those most in need.
25 Jan 2021
Putting refugees on the map
Medair was the first organisation to deploy Geographic Information System technology to map refugee settlement locations in Lebanon, enabling timely coordination of on-the-ground assistance across various aid agencies.
28 Jul 2020
The sea rescue imperative
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread relentlessly across countries and continents, the plight of people attempting to escape across the Mediterranean has been all but forgotten.
19 Jul 2020
Navigating the storms
For Madagascar’s fishing communities COVID-19 is yet another tragedy, exposing and intensifying the horrors of poverty and environmental instability. Blue Ventures’ mission matters more than ever.
Other focus areas
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