27 June 2018: Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response.
by Tyler Graf
Uganda is home to a silent crisis.
You won't read many headlines about the refugee mother forced to trudge down dirt paths for a week with her child clinging to her back. But everyday, tired and sick refugees pour across Uganda's borders, their lives uprooted by spurts of raging violence back home.
In this unstable environment, swift action must meet urgent needs.
by Sarah Vanderburg Austria | Mar 14, 2018
March 15 marks seven years since war began in Syria. Nearly 11 million residents, half of the pre-war population, have been forced from their homes, ﬂeeing to other parts of Syria or to neighboring countries. Families have lost livelihoods. Babies have lost parents. Children have lost dreams. Over the course of the war, Medical Teams International has met Syrians, whether displaced within their country or as refugees outside it, along their journey to safety and healing.
***How Medical Teams Helps Syrian Refugees**
by Helen Manson
Right now, in this very moment, even as you read these words, there's an invisible crisis unfolding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Refugees are leaving in droves because of violence, heading to nearby Uganda where health clinics cater to their needs.
by Tyler Graf | Feb 09, 2018
By the time the Mission Aviation Fellowship pilot makes the announcement --"10 minutes to Moyo"-- the Ugandan landscape beneath the airplane has become a dense forest with barely any roads visible from above, just one or two isolated dirt tracks. As the flight nears its destination, the ground below is a vast expanse of semi-arid scrubland.
The Humanitarian Advisor contributes to the calling of the organization by serving as a leader in humanitarian response, including program structure and project design. Working within the Humanitarian Response Team (HRT) to assist the HRT in the evaluation of potential humanitarian crises, preparing for potential humanitarian responses, and responding to humanitarian crises. This role also serves as the MTI security expert; evaluating, updating, and implementing MTI’s Security Policies and Guidelines for global operations..