We are honoured to announce that EMERGENCY has won the EESC Civil Solidarity Prize today, for its “outstanding contribution to fighting COVID-19 and its disastrous consequences.”
22-year-old Sharifa is one of the thousands of Afghan mothers struggling to overcome the hurdles that are posed by a healthcare system weakened by decades of war, poor facilities, and social and cultural barriers that are difficult to break.
It is a film about EMERGENCY.
We deal with situations where teamwork makes the difference. Everyone’s bit counts. Including yours.
At EMERGENCY, we knew that we couldn’t stop this year. We did everything we could to make sure we continued providing our medical care, even starting new projects so that we could be there for the most vulnerable people during this pandemic.
In the medical briefing meeting this morning, I saw 15 Sudanese medics and 11 staff from all around the world coming together to discuss and prepare today’s surgeries.
Amal will walk the same path that so many have and continue to.
We must unite to defeat all these crises, in the name of a better world for all based in the principle of equality.
We wish the best of luck to you all!
This situation is wrong. EMERGENCY is there because it is the right thing to do.