Yemen is the world’s poorest Arab nation. Located south of Saudi Arabi and west of Oman, Yemen’s southern and western borders are coastal, running along the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea. In recent years it has become known for intensive active conflict and escalating...

This week at MOAS we are looking at what it means to be a family in crisis. In many crisis situations around the world, those most deeply affected are women, children and families. The logistical difficulties of traveling with children, the need for childcare alongside...

Giving Tuesday celebrates philanthropy and generosity on a global level. Throughout the years it has been running this movement has grown so much, reinforcing the humanitarian sector and supporting philanthropy worldwide. For MOAS, Giving Tuesday has always been a special day in our calendar. It is...

As we draw ever closer to Giving Tuesday, we wanted to take a moment to consider what the day is and what it means, and how you can help us make a difference to thousands of people. On the 27th of November, MOAS will once...

The Mediterranean Sea crossing is now deadlier than ever. One out of every 267 migrants crossing the sea died in 2015 and by 2017 the number had risen to one out of every 57 – and according to UNHCR between January to June of this...

From the Central Mediterranean to Bangladesh, MOAS has been operating life-saving missions around the world for over four years. All of our work has had one common goal: to save lives and reduce suffering, particularly of migrants, refugees and displaced people. To date, MOAS has...

Over the next two weeks, in an attempt to put migrant voices at the center of our advocacy and communications, we are going to share with you some stories of those brave children, women and men we have worked with over the years. Their bravery...

With an increase in the number of humanitarian crises, the world refugee population is on the rise. According to the UNHCR there are currently 68.5 million people around the world that have been forced out of their homes – 25.4 million of which are refugees...

This month at MOAS we are focusing on the voices and stories of Rohingya people, asking them about their experiences and how they think this ongoing crisis can be resolved. Today, we hear from Abul*, a Rohingya refugee who was born and grew up in...

Hello and welcome to MOAS…  What is humanitarianism? It’s about providing an immediate short-term response to the needs of vulnerable people, easing their suffering during a crisis, natural or man-made.  It takes the form of delivering food aid, water, shelter and life-saving medical care to tens and...