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1982 - 2020 : Innovation is part of HI's DNA 24/09/20

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion (HI) with two awards. On that occasion, HI recounts its 38 years of innovation from 1982 to 2020. 

  • International

World first: HI locates mines buried underground 24/09/20

Xavier Depreytere, head of innovation projects at Humanity & Inclusion (HI), explains why the drone demining project launched by HI in 2018 is a world first.
 

  • Chad

European Union awards HI two prizes for its innovative projects 24/09/20

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion with two awards. These prizes recognise the organisation’s efforts to develop practical and effective solutions in order to enhance the care and treatment of vulnerable people.

  • International

Kay Reh injured by an explosive device as he worked in a field in Thailand 23/09/20

Since 2012, Humanity & Inclusion has provided some 13,000 people living in nine refugee camps along the Thai-Myanmar border with information on the risks from explosive devices.

 

  • Thailand

HI helps mine survivor Ismail to live with dignity again 22/09/20

Ismail lives in Lebanon with his family. He comes from Syria and lost both legs in a landmine explosion at the age of 14. Humanity & Inclusion is now helping him to walk again with his new prostheses.

  • Lebanon

High-tech Recycling: HI re-uses donated artificial limbs to help children like Elinah 22/09/20

Volunteer orthopedic specialists in a workshop in Lyon, France, are changing the lives of people supported by Humanity & Inclusion (HI) around the world by reconditioning valuable prosthetic parts donated by amputees.

  • Madagascar

Rana, HI's physiotherapist, explains her work with persons with disabilities in Lebanon 16/09/20

Humanity & Inclusion's physiotherapist Rana Abdel Al explains her work with persons with disabilities in Lebanon since 2019. Among them, many were injured during the war in Syria. Humanity & Inclusion's work with Syrian refugees in Lebanon is made possible thanks to support from players of People's Postcode Lottery. 

  • Lebanon

Beirut: Ramadan, impacted by the explosions, receives support from HI's teams 16/09/20

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants have been affected by the explosions that ripped through the city’s port on 4th August. Ramadan, 23, a Syrian refugee from Aleppo, who now lives in Beirut, is one of them.

  • Lebanon

HI in Lebanon helps 10-year-old Shahid to walk again 16/09/20

Shahid was seriously injured in Syria in 2011 and has been unable to walk since. Humanity & Inclusion is providing her with physiotherapy sessions and splints to get her back on her feet.

  • Lebanon

Beirut: Nour, injured in the explosions, received support from HI's teams 11/09/20

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants have been affected by the explosions that ripped through the city’s port on 4th August. Nour Khalaf, 33, has chronic lower back pain, aggravated by a fall she suffered in in the second explosion.

  • Lebanon

Beirut: Nada, injured in the explosions, received support from HI's teams 01/09/20

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants were seriously injured when explosions ripped through the city’s port on 4th August. Nada Baghdadi, 27, suffered a severely broken leg.

  • Lebanon

Lebanon: HI’s teams are assisting people injured in the explosion 28/08/20

Humanity & Inclusion’s teams are conducting rehabilitation sessions and providing psychosocial support to people impacted by the explosion that ripped through Beirut on 4 August.

 

  • Lebanon

HI provides 500 people with psychological "first aid" in Beirut 27/08/20

The explosion in Beirut on 4th August traumatised an entire population. Over the last fortnight, Humanity & Inclusion’s teams have provided emergency psychological assistance to some 500 people.
 

  • Lebanon

COVID-19 response: HI is supporting schools in Madagascar 18/08/20

Humanity & Inclusion's team in Madagascar has trained 60 schools on Covid-19 prevention measures.

 

  • Madagascar

COVID-19: HI continues to provide support to children with disabilities in Dadaab refugee camp 14/08/20

Families of children with disabilities in Dadaab refugee camp are particularly vulnerable to the Covid-19 crisis. They can no longer afford to buy the food they need to survive.

 

  • Kenya