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Incredible new videos from our rehabilitation team in Iraq

Emergency Rehabilitation
Iraq

New videos give amazing insight into the work of our teams supporting disabled and vulnerable people who fled the fighting in Mosul.

Physio Mohammad with Adbel Rahman, who lost his leg in a bombing, Mosul.

Physio Mohammad with Adbel Rahman, who lost his leg in a bombing, Mosul. | © E. Fourt/Handicap International

In October 2016, the Iraqi armed forces launched a military offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq. Since then, over one million civilians have been displaced. 

In recent weeks, the final assault was launched on Mosul’s Old City, where hundreds of thousands of people were still trapped and the fighting considerably intensified. Handicap International's teams have been taking action to protect civilians and support disabled and vulnerable people.

Abdallah's greatest wish

 

"I don't work as a physiotherapist, I live as one"

 

Salah has one goal: to take care of his children

 

Warda is determined to recover

 

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Western Mosul: ghost town
© Fanny Mraz / HI
Emergency Rehabilitation

Western Mosul: ghost town

Between October 2016 and July 2017, Mosul, in Nineveh province, was the scene of heavy fighting. The intensive use of explosive weapons such as bombs and improvised mines was particularly destructive in the western half of the city. More than 500,000 people are still displaced in camps.

 

UN Security Council recognises the rights of people with disabilities in armed conflicts
© Martin Crep/HI
Emergency Inclusion Rights

UN Security Council recognises the rights of people with disabilities in armed conflicts

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a Resolution on persons with disabilities in armed conflict. This represents a significant step forward for people with disabilities, who are particularly at risk in crisis situations and often overlooked in humanitarian assistance.

Residents rebuild in Mozambique thanks to HI aid distributions
© A. Emangard / HI
Emergency

Residents rebuild in Mozambique thanks to HI aid distributions

Following several weeks of clean-up operations, Humanity and Inclusion is now supporting vulnerable residents of Beira, Mozambique to repair and rebuild their homes.