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"I'm a living manifestation of possibility": HI ambassador Eddie Ndopu 19/09/18

Eddie Ndopu, the new ambassador of Humanity & Inclusion UK, talks to the Guardian Development podcast 'Small Changes' about his dream to break down stigma around disability.

  • United Kingdom
  • International

1 in 5 Syrian refugees has a disability, new survey reveals 19/09/18

A new study by HI and iMMAP shows that much more can be done to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in humanitarian responses.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon

Typhoon Mangkhut: "We’ve lost nearly half of our crops" 18/09/18

HI emergency workers have arrived in the northern Philippines to assess the needs of people affected by typhoon Mangkhut and to prepare for a possible emergency response.

  • Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut: HI travels to worst-affected areas 16/09/18

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which made landfall in the northern Philippines early on Saturday 15th September, has killed dozens of people and affected more than 4 million others. An HI assessment team will arrive in areas worst hit by the disaster on Monday to identify the needs of affected people. 

  • Philippines

Philippines: protecting the victims of typhoon Mangkhut 15/09/18

HI’s teams are preparing to set out for the northern Philippines where they plan to assist people affected by Mangkhut. The super typhoon, which made landfall last night, has already claimed its first victims.

  • Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut: preparing for the long-term consequences 15/09/18

Typhoon Mangkhut threatens to cause serious damage when it makes landfall in the Philippines. Below, three victims of the previous typhoon Haiyan recall how they coped with the tragedy.

  • Philippines

EWIPA talks in Geneva: HI calls for a greater focus on supporting victims 14/09/18

This week in Geneva, HI has been participating in talks on minimising the humanitarian impact of explosive weapons in populated areas. 

  • International

Philippines: HI teams prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut 13/09/18

Humanity & Inclusion's teams are preparing for the aftermath of super typhoon Mangkhut, which is set to make landfall in the Philippines during the night of Friday 14th to Saturday 15th September. Thousands of people are likely to be affected by the storm.

  • Philippines

Hit by a bullet, first responder volunteer Zena loses her sight 12/09/18

During the demonstrations in Gaza, Zena gave first aid to the injured. Until she was hit by a bullet herself. Having lost the use of one eye, it’s Zena who now needs help. HI is providing her with care and psychological support.

  • Palestine

Six HI superheroes take part in UK’s only disability triathlon 04/09/18

In August six amazing HI fundraisers took part in the UK's only disability triathlon.

  • United Kingdom

New report on cluster munitions finds that 99% of victims are civilians 30/08/18

Released on 30th August, the 2018 Cluster Munition Monitor report reveals new attacks involving cluster munitions in 2017 in both Syria and Yemen. Shockingly 99% of these casualties were civilians and 65% of all new recorded casualties were in Syria. HI strongly condemns the use of these barbaric weapons and deplores the fact that in 2017 at least 289 people were killed or injured by cluster munitions in a total of eight countries and two territories. Although this figure is lower than in 2016, it remains unacceptable.

  • International

Lake Chad: Risk education to protect people from explosive weapons 14/08/18

After decades of armed conflict, the Lake Chad region remains littered with explosive remnants of war. HI puts up warning signs around hazardous areas and runs risk education sessions to protect local people from accidents.

  • Chad

HI opens first-ever inclusive playground in Bangladesh 01/08/18

With support from IKEA Foundation, Humanity & Inclusion constructed and opened its first-ever inclusive playground in Teknaf district, Bangladesh. Since opening day, the playground has become a place filled with children, with and without disabilities, playing and laughing together.

  • Bangladesh

Accelerating disability inclusion with human-centred design 18/07/18

Humanity & Inclusion is putting together an innovative global toolbox to help employers in low and middle-income countries create work spaces, tools, and work methods that are accessible for persons with disabilities.

  • United Kingdom
  • International

Torrential rain in Bangladesh: more than 9,000 Rohingya refugees affected 18/07/18

More than 9,000 Rohingya refugees have been affected by floods and landslides in Bangladesh since June. HI’s teams continue to assist affected populations.

  • Bangladesh