Emergency relief organisation Medair is in Bangladesh responding to the Rohingya crisis with shelter and hygiene kits distributions to the most vulnerable refugees.
Lausanne, Switzerland - 15 November 2017. Almost three months after conflict reignited in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar, Rohingya communities are still fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh. To this day, 618,000 Rohingya have arrived in the country since 25 August 2017.
Goma, 14 août 2017 - Mercy Corps, dans le cadre du consortium RRMP avec DRC et Medair, et grâce à l’appui financier de l’UNICEF et de ses bailleurs de fonds (dont les Fonds humanitaire de la RDC, le Gouvernement Suédois, USAID, UKaid, l’Union Européenne, le Japon et le Canada), répond aux besoins essentiels et urgents de plus de 12 500 personnes vulnérables déplacées internes et leurs familles d’accueil affectées par les conflits dans le groupement Bashali-Mokoto, en territoire de Masisi.
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In the rainforests of Beni Territory, families face life-threatening challenges—conflict, forced displacement, and outbreaks of disease. Medair supports 12 health facilities in the region; without them, tens of thousands of people would have no viable way to receive medical care.
International emergency relief organisation Medair sends its global emergency response team to Bangladesh to assist Rohingya refugees.
Having a baby can be a stressful event in the life of any woman. Worrying when it will happen, if the baby will be healthy, and how much pain it will cause are typical concerns most women can relate to. Having a baby in the midst of a cyclone? Now that is another story.
On 7 March 2017 at 11:00 am, Jolita, 26, gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Tania in one of Medair’s cyclone shelters in Madagascar during Cyclone Enawo, which struck the northeast coast of Madagascar that day with Category 4 force.
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Responsible for managing all in-country aspects of human resources for the programme. Focus on nationally recruited staff, on a day-to-day basis this will involve recruitment, staff policy development, co-ordination of training, and general staff well-being. All HR activities are conducted in line with Medair policies and in accordance with local employment legislation and practice. Work with field management and HQ on in-country issues for internationally recruited staff.
Play a vital role in community mobilisation as well as access to safe water and sanitation for the target population.
Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the nutrition projects. This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on nutrition system strengthening, training and coordination.
Coordinate and manage the main support functions including general administration, base management, finance, human resources, logistics and security. With line management responsibility for staff involved in support roles you also represent Medair at relevant meetings with contractors, local authorities, NGOs and other stakeholders.
Implement quality health services and contribute to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget. Build the capacity of the local health team by providing relevant supervision, training and technical support. Contribute to monitoring and reporting on project progress.
In response to the crisis in Iraq, Medair’s programme is delivering multi-sectoral assistance to conflict affected communities in order to meet humanitarian needs and to increase resilience to future shocks.