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KUALA LUMPUR, 30 MAY 2017 – With the recent flood devastation that hit Sri Lanka, MERCY Malaysia will be deploying its team this Friday, 2 June 2017, and appeal for support for its Sri Lanka Flood Relief Fund to help further its humanitarian reach to civilians affected.
Our Strategic Commitments
- **Impartiality** – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
- **Staff Integrity** – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
- **Continuous Improvement** – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.
Our Strategic Commitments
- Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
- Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
- Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.
Our Strategic Commitments
Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.
Our Strategic Commitments
• Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries will be purely on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
• Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce that will adhere to basic moral and ethical principles.
• Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.
Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM)
Like many international organisations involved in the delivery of medical and humanitarian aid to vulnerable communities, MERCY Malaysia has been actively involved in providing emergency assistance to affected populations.
In January 2005, MERCY Malaysia began implementing its key domestic and international projects and programmes by utilising a holistic approach to manage natural disasters,
Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM).
8 February 2011 - MERCY Malaysia sent three separate teams to Johor and has assisted about 6,581 beneficiaries from 2,383 families for its domestic floods response to the flood victims in Johor, Malaysia. "Since 31 January 2011, we have distributed a total of 2,383 hygiene kits at 39 locations in Johor. They include Bukit Tiram, Sg. Tiram, Kuala Sengka, Kg. Jawa Lenga, Kg. Peruh, Kg. Pucuh, Jementah and Buloh Kasap in Johor Bahru, Kluang, Pagoh and Segamat.
1 February 2011 - MERCY Malaysia is launching the Flood Relief Fund to support its domestic and overseas floods response. MERCY Malaysia is currently present in Johor, Malaysia and Ampara and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka for flood relief efforts.
"Our volunteers have packed and distributed hygiene kits to 486 families in 5 evacuation centres in Sungai Tiram and Kuala Sengka yesterday.
31 January 2011 - MERCY Malaysia has activated its domestic floods response mechanisms to provide aid to the flood victims in Johor and Sarawak, as well as supporting the flood response overseas in Sri Lanka.
"Our volunteers in Johor are working closely with Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) to assist the flood survivors there; they are packing 500 hygiene kits bound for Setia Alam today, and another 500 kits will be distributed to other affected areas," said MERCY Malaysia President, Dr Ahmad Faizal Mohd Perdaus.
"We have been monitoring all the responses very closely, …
Recently, MERCY Malaysia conducted an email interview with online news portal Malaysiakini on our work in Sri Lanka.
Please find the full Question-and-Answer session with our President, Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood, below:
1. How many Malaysians are working in Sri Lanka via MERCY Malaysia?
At present, there are six MERCY Malaysia representatives in Menik Farm, Cheddikulam, Vavuniya in Sri Lanka - two officials, two members of staff and three volunteers.
A Malaysian humanitarian organisation has succeeded in providing aid to displaced communities in Sri Lanka where others are still struggling to gain access.
"We have been extremely lucky to be given the opportunity by the Sri Lankan authorities to work in Manik Farm, where we first went to work equipping four 40-foot containers into health posts, which were handed over to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition on May 8," MERCY Malaysia Acting President Dr Ahmad Faizal Perdaus said in a statement.
KUALA LUMPUR, WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2009 - A Malaysian humanitarian …
Over the past two decades, the Sri Lankan people have witnessed the devastating effects of civil war on its men, women and children.
KUALA LUMPUR, Friday, May 8, 2009: MERCY Malaysia today handed over four health posts that will serve 40,000 people who have been internally displaced by the Sri Lankan civil war.
MERCY Malaysia Programme Officer Elliane Arriany Mustapha symbolically handed over the health posts to the Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition in a simple ceremony in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Menic Farm, Cheddikulam.
Also present to witness the event was Malaysian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Rosli Ibrahim.
MERCY Malaysia launched the Sri Lanka Relief Fund to assist thousands of survivors of the civil war that has plagued the country for over 20 years.
We are concerned as reports from humanitarian agencies as well as other international observers say there is a large number of injured and sick among the survivors.
We welcome contributions to the Sri Lanka Relief Fund, which will be used to channel much needed medical aid to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Menik Farm, a government-designated safe zone.
We are in the process of equipping four 40-foot containers that will be …
KUALA LUMPUR, Saturday, 25 April 2009: MERCY Malaysia today announced that it has kick-started a medical project in Sri Lanka to assist people who have been internally displaced due to ongoing conflict.
MERCY Malaysia also announced the launch of its Sri Lanka Relief Fund to pay for relief projects in Manic Farm, Cheddikulam district.
"We will be turning four 40-foot containers into health centres.
KUALA LUMPUR: MERCY Malaysia ( www.mercy.org.my) is dispatching a three-member team to Sri Lanka on March 26, 2009, to assess the medical needs of Internally Displaced Persons in the North, particularly at a hospital in Cheddikulam.
The team comprises MERCY Malaysia's Head of Relief Operations Dr Paul Mettler, Medical Co-ordinator Dr Wan Nurdiana Zaireen Wan Zainal Abidin and Programme Officer Ms Elliane Arriany Mustapha.
MERCY Malaysia stands ready to contribute to the ongoing humanitarian efforts in …
18th January 2005 Phase One of MERCY Malaysia Humanitarian Project kicks off with a great start with the mobilisation of a group of engineers and technical experts to establish the infrastructure for MERCY Malaysia's Internally Displaced Persons Camp, erecting shelters, building wells, setting up crucial necessities such as water, electricity and sanitation facilities.
12th January 2005 MERCY MALAYSIA further strengthens its medical relief efforts in Sri Lanka by sending a team of volunteers, which includes doctors and members specialising in psychological intervention. They are Dr. Jitendra Kumar a/l Shatilal n. Tejani, Dr. Jaya Prakash Reddy, Dr. Hariyati Sharima Abdul Majid, Dr. Malik Abdul Gaffor and Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed Khan. The team is further fortified with MERCY Malaysia's experienced and veteran volunteer, Mr. Benjamin Chai.
The team comprising of Dr Palasunthram Shanmuhasunthram, Executive Member of MERCY Malaysia, Dr Nasir Mohamad and Praemeenah Poobalan was met by Malaysian High Commission representatives on arrival in Colombo. The local NGO and community leaders showed the team photographs of hundreds of bloated and decaying corpses stacked and waiting to be bulldozed into mass graves.
Dr Nasir Mohamad has also visited the site of a Maternity Hospital in Galle which was wiped out during the tsunami disaster.
MERCY MALAYSIA is collaborating with Malaysian Airlines in its medical and humanitarian relief efforts in Aceh and Sri Lanka, acting as MERCY Malaysia's partner for Aceh and Sri Lanka. The airlines is providing MERCY Malaysia free airfare and excess baggage for MERCY Malaysia's mission members deployed to Aceh and Sri Lanka.
MERCY Malaysia will be deploying its third emergency medical relief mission to Aceh on Sunday, 2nd January 2005. Currently, MERCY Malaysia has deployed nine members to Aceh, including its President Datuk Dr.