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    Call for UN Member States, UN System entities, Civil Society, Private Sector, Media, Local Authorities and youth-led Organizations to align strategies, approaches and programmatic responses with the principles outlined in the Agenda for humanity in view of reaching all young people and empowering young women, young men, girls and boys to be agents of

  • Jordan | May Cataract Mission Update

    In partnership with IMANA and SEMA, UMR ran a five day Cataract Mission at As-Shami Center for Eyes in Jordan. This global initiative came as  a restorative gift of sight for curable blind cases and provided excellent eye and medical care services to needy patients who were not able to cover such surgery costs in

  • Jordan | Primary Medical Mission

    At UMR, we believe that all people, regardless of race or religion, should have access to clean water, to healthcare, to earn a sustainable livelihood and to have access to basic social services. We have partnered with IMANA Medical Relief to provide life –saving medical missions to support Syrian and Palestinian refugees. In May 2017, we

Saving a Life for the Price of a Cup of Coffee

There are many environmental disasters engulfing different parts of the world today, but none compare to the drought and famine affecting millions of people in Somalia. This past Saturday, the prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire

Rohingya Emergency Appeal

Alexandria, VA (Feb. 1, 2016) — UMR was represented last week in Geneva at the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MCIC) Initiative’s Consultation with Civil Society Organizations. The UMR delegation participated in a series of meetings