A series of updates from Maud Bellon, director of HI in Yemen, describing the daily work of our rehabilitation teams in Sana'a.
Haiti Earthquake: 9 years on, HI continues to ensure access to rehabilitation services for the most vulnerable 09/01/19
Since the huge earthquake hit Haiti on 12th January 2010, Humanity & Inclusion has continued to work alongside the victims and provide assistance, in particular high quality rehabilitation services.
Sina works as an occupational therapist at the Basma hospital rehabilitation centre in Jordan. Since HI set up a specialist paediatric unit for neurological disorders, she has been working with children with cerebral palsy.
Raja, from Yemen, is 13 years old. She was looking after the sheep in the mountains when she trod on a mine which exploded and threw her into the air. Her leg was ripped off.
The Regional Conference on Protecting Civilians from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas organized by HI, in Santiago, Chile, ended on 6 December. 23 States adopted the Santiago Communiqué expressing concern over the devastating impact on civilians of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. Well done HI Advocacy team!
Help us restore hope this Christmas 05/12/18
Eight-year-old Sondos was left injured and traumatised by a bombing in Syria. Please support Humanity & Inclusion's urgent Christmas appeal and give the gift of hope to an injured child.
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On 5th and 6th December 2018, Humanity & Inclusion will organise a regional conference in Santiago, the capital of Chile, on protecting civilians from bombing. Twenty-six governments and some thirty civil society organisations and international NGOs will attend. The organisation hopes to raise awareness of this crucial issue and encourage States to take a stand against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
Humanity & Inclusion, in partnership with IFI, is assisting people affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi province in Indonesia on 28th September.
According to the report Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions: A Shared Responsibility released on 3rd December by the non-governmental organisation PAX, investments in cluster munitions have fallen by two thirds since the last report in May 2017.
Humanity & Inclusion is attending the Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty from 26th - 30th November 2018 in Geneva. The organisation is calling on governments to support assistance for landmine victims whose needs have increased dramatically in recent years.
Tawergha, Libya: Humanity & Inclusion teams are making safe a city contaminated by missiles, rockets and bombs 28/11/18
A few kilometres south of Misrata in Libya, Tawergha has been a ghost town since it was hit by intense fighting in 2011. Humanity & Inclusion teams are taking action.
This #GivingTuesday, Humanity & Inclusion UK is launching a special appeal to make land safe for future generations. Find out how you can join us.
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Twelve-year-old Zakarya is the eighth child of a poor family who live in a small village in northern Yemen. His life changed dramatically when he was injured in a rocket attack and doctors had to amputate his left leg.
At the start of the war in Syria, Hussein and his family left their home town to take refuge in Jordan. In the last few years, he has suffered from a series of medical complications. Thanks to HI's partnership with a local rehabilitation centre, the arthritis he suffers from in his knee is now managed by a team of physiotherapists.
Yemen: Repairing minds and bodies 22/11/18
17-year-old Salim was injured in a bombing while working in a grocery store near Hudaydah in Yemen. His leg had to be amputated and he was left shocked and anxious. Humanity & Inclusion teams have supported him with rehabilitation care and psychological support.