Mohamad is one of thousands of victims who have experienced the impact of bombing in populated areas. After an explosion hit near his home in 2012, he became paralysed from the waist down. This is Mohamad's story of how he has learned to rebuild his life with support from Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
“I feel blessed to walk again" 02/03/21
Malik was just 13 years old when his home in Syria was bombed. From having his leg amputated to attending rehabilitation sessions and focusing on his mental health, the road to recovery has been long. Humanity & Inclusion's (HI) team in Jordan have supported Malik throughout this journey.
After a decade of war, Syria has been contaminated by explosive remnants on a scale experts have never seen before. When the conflict ends, the complex work of clearing weapons and rebuilding the country will begin. Emmanuel Sauvage, Director of Armed Violence Reduction at Humanity & Inclusion (HI), tells us more.
At just 5 years old, Salam was picking olives in the field by her home in Syria when she found a strange piece of metal, a small bomb.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is using telemedicine and 3D printing to provide physical rehabilitation services for refugees in Uganda. This work not only helps to improve people's mobility, but it gives them the ability to regain independence and restores hope.
On 14th January 2021, a fire broke out in Nayarapa refugee camp, Bangladesh, destroying more than 500 shelters. Humanity & Inclusion’s (HI) teams provided support to individuals and families impacted.
The explosion in Beirut on 4th August 2020 traumatised an entire population. In the six months since the blast, Humanity & Inclusion has helped almost 1,000 families.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has built a rehabilitation unit in Sana’a, North Yemen, where patients will have access to specific rehabilitation equipment such as treatment tables, shoulder wheels and exercise bikes. This unit will complete the Al Kuwait hospital which is one of the main hospitals in Sanaa.
Humanity & Inclusion's Rehabilitation Team reflects on the key events which shaped last year looks forward to making even more progress with the UK Emergency Medical Team in 2021.
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Humanity & Inclusion (HI) continues to implement its mine clearance activities in Colombia despite the Covid-19 crisis and an upsurge in violence.
Following a study conducted in 2019 in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, and on International Day of Education on 24th January 2021, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) alerts Sahel countries’ governments and international cooperation organisations about the exclusion of girls with disabilities from school.
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Moïse, who is 14 years old, lost his leg in 2010 when Haiti was struck by a powerful earthquake. With support from Humanity & Inclusion (HI), he has now been fitted with a prosthesis. He meets the HI team regularly to ensure regular adjustments can be made as he grows.
Haiti: 11 years on, HI continues to ensure access to rehabilitation services for people with disabilities 08/01/21
After Haiti was hit by an earthquake on January 12th 2010, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) launched one the biggest emergency responses in its history. The organisation continues to provide support to people with disabilities today.
The COVID-19 crisis hasn’t stopped Humanity & Inclusion from providing people with disabilities with personalised follow-up.
2020 has been more challenging than anyone could have predicted. But as the year draws to a close, let's take a moment to appreciate the incredible, life-changing work that our dedicated supporters have helped us to deliver.
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