Meaning of “amid” - Learner’s Dictionary

amid

preposition us uk /əˈmɪd/ also amidst, uk /əˈmɪdst/ us formal
WHILE

while something else is happening:

Security was increased amid fears of further terrorist attacks.
AMONG

among:

a village set amid the hills

(Definition of “amid” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)