Medair is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) of humanitarian aid founded in 1989. It is independent of any political, economic or social authority. Its internationally recruited staff members are committed Christians. The organisation provides aid to the most vulnerable, irrespective of race, gender, religion, age, or nationality. Its international headquarters are based in Switzerland. The mission of Medair is to respond to human suffering in emergency and disaster situations by implementing multisectoral relief and rehabilitation projects, in a compassionate and serving attitude inspired by its Christian ethos.
The organisation has obtained the 2000 certification at world wide level for its quality management system.
Recent programs have been run in Albania, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Chad, Chechnya, India, Ingushetia, Iraq, Iran, Kenya, Kosovo, Liberia, Mozambique, Ossetia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Zimbabwe.