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