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“Half of his body was on fire in an instant”

Last April, Baraa caugt fire and now suffers from burns over half of his body. Since then, the 9-year-old boy has been recovering from his injuries in Qayyarah hospital (south of Mosul), where he receives rehabilitation care from one of Handicap International’s physiotherapists. 

Baraa on his bed in Qayyarah hospital. | © E. Fourt / Handicap International

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For a Mine-Free World by 2025
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Explosive weapons Rights

For a Mine-Free World by 2025

The Fourth Review Conference for a Mine Free World, which HI participated in, closed on Friday 29 November in Oslo, Norway. State Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty adopted a five-year action plan to ensure mine clearance and other treaty obligations are met by 2025.

"I remembered the suffering and fear"
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Emergency

"I remembered the suffering and fear"

Support from Players of People’s Postcode Lottery is helping to meet the need for psychosocial support for victims of the Syrian Crisis.

Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines: HI preparing to assess the needs of those affected
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Emergency

Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines: HI preparing to assess the needs of those affected

Since Monday evening, the Philippines has been battling typhoon Kammuri. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated.