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What happens after the dust has settled? HI’s approach to emergencies and long term support 02/12/20

Federico Dessi, Humanity & Inclusion's Regional Director for the Middle East, answers questions about the different challenges that are faced when moving from emergency to long-term support. Thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery, HI has been supporting Syrian refugees in the region as the crisis heads towards a decade of displacement and destruction.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon

HI is working with people with disabilities to mitigate disproportionate impact of COVID-19 30/11/20

December 3rd marks International Day of People with Disabilities. People with disbailities are often excluded from the rest of the society. This year, it is even more important to raise awareness on this day as the long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion for people with disabilities even further.

  • International

Solar Electricity: Dicko works for a brighter future in Mali 26/11/20

With Humanity & Inclusion’s support, Dicko has learnt the skills to install and repair solar panels to support his family. 

  • Mali

Cluster munitions: weapons made to massacre 26/11/20

Cluster munitions have been recently used in the Azerbaijan-Armenia war. Humanity & Inclusion's Armed Violence Reduction Specialist, Gary Toombs, explains why this weapon is banned.

  • International

Children with and without disabilities learning together 20/11/20

Many children with disabilities have never been to school. Here are some examples of how Humanity and Inclusion (HI) is working to ensure primary schools become more inclusive for children with visual and hearing impairments.

  • International

HI assisting people affected by Typhoon Goni, the most powerful storm of 2020 in the Philippines 20/11/20

Humanity & Inclusion is helping the victims of Typhoon Goni in the Philippines by distributing temporary shelter kits and providing financial assistance.

  • Philippines

HI sends a team to Honduras to assess the situation after the passage of Hurricane Iota 19/11/20

Hurricane Iota, which made landfall in Central America on 17 November, caused considerable damage in the region - just two weeks after it was hit by another major hurricane. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) will send a team to Honduras at the earliest opportunity to assess the situation. 

  • International

HI is caring for older people during the Covid-19 epidemic in Rwanda 19/11/20

To coincide with International Day of Older Persons, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) and its partners raised the awareness of more than 26,000 refugees in Rwanda on the importance of caring for older people.

  • Rwanda

Half of children with disabilities still excluded from the school system 19/11/20

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has published a report on the difficulties children with disabilities face in accessing education in the world’s poorest countries. Valentina Pomatto, Inclusion Advocacy Officer for HI, explains the obstacles to inclusive education. 

  • International

HI concerned for the most vulnerable people in countries hit by Hurricane Iota 18/11/20

A Category 4 hurricane hit the coasts of Nicaragua and northern Honduras on Monday night, with potentially disastrous consequences for the populations of both countries. Humanity & Inclusion is particularly concerned about the threat to the most vulnerable people.

  • Nicaragua

Covid-19: HI assisting people in disadvantaged areas of Maputo and Matola in Mozambique 18/11/20

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is distributing hygiene kits and raising the awareness of people living in the districts of Maputo and Matola.

  • Mozambique

Giles Duley: “The moment I had my life back” 12/11/20

Photographer Giles Duley tells the incredible story of Kholoud, a woman he met in Lebanon on his first proper trip back to work after being injured, and how meeting her helped him get his own life back.

  • United Kingdom
  • Lebanon

HI readies teams to assess the needs of people affected by Typhoon Goni 02/11/20

An HI team is preparing to travel to the areas worst affected by Typhoon Goni, which made landfall in the eastern Philippines on 1st November.

  • Philippines

HI assists Venezuelan refugees in Colombia affected by the Covid-19 epidemic 01/11/20

As part of its response to the Covid-19 crisis, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is providing support to Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, where one million people have been infected the virus. The impact of the epidemic has been dramatic.

  • Colombia

HI adapts 3D printing technology to produce face visors for professionals on the front line in Uganda 27/10/20

In Uganda, HI has adapted 3D printing technology used for physical rehabilitation to produce protective face visors for health professionals on the front line.

  • Uganda