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Developing local agriculture to help stave off the food crisis 31/05/22

In Kasaï-Central, Humanity & Inclusion is running agroecology projects to help communities cope with the threat of a food crisis.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

"Nyiragongo volcano: many people have lost their homes" 11/06/21

Jérémy Mouton, Humanity & Inclusion (HI's) Emergency Watch and Preparedness Officer, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) tells us about HI's actions following the recent volcanic eruption in Goma.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

James, community outreach officer, helps local people 06/06/21

Humanity & Inclusion's (HI) partner health facilities in the Selembao district of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been providing rehabilitation care to children with disabilities and treating at-risk pregnant women.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

HI supports mothers with antenatal care in DRC 04/06/21

"A woman should not die giving life.” Bernadette, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) volunteer, helps pregnant women access antenatal care in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

Nyiragongo volcano in Goma, North Kivu: HI assists the most vulnerable 04/06/21

HI is supplying aid to the most vulnerable people affected by population displacements following the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano near Goma, North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

HI in North Kivu: Emergency rehabilitation care for more than 1,600 conflict-affected people 09/03/20

For the last two years, HI's physiotherapists and psychologists have been travelling to highly insecure areas of North Kivu in DRC to assist more than 1,600 conflict-affected people. In Rutshuru (population 69,000), HI was the only NGO providing emergency rehabilitation care.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

“I feel at ease with HI’s psychologist, Olivier” 26/02/20

Following an attack on his home, Heritier, 23 years old, is receiving rehabilitation sessions and psychosocial support from HI's teams.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

New partnership with Euromonitor International aims to save lives of thousands of women and babies in DR Congo 21/06/18

Humanity & Inclusion UK is proud to announce a new partnership with Euromonitor International.

  • United Kingdom
  • Democratic Republic of Congo

Completion of demining operations in DRC 14/02/18

HI has completed its demining operations in the Tshopo, Ituri, Bas-Uele and Haut-Uele provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), launched in January 2016. Over a two-year period, HI and its local partner, AFRILAM (Africa for Anti-Mine Action) cleared 34,520 m2 of land of mines, the equivalent of 5 football pitches, benefiting the 5,600 inhabitants in the region.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

African States against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas 24/11/17

From 27th to 28th November, Handicap International (HI) is organising a regional conference on the bombing of civilians. The Conference will take place in Maputo, Mozambique and aims to bring together some 20 States, 10 African civil society organisations and international NGOs. The goal is to raise awareness of this vital challenge among African countries and to encourage them to take action on the world stage to protect civilians from the devastating impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.

  • Liberia
  • Rwanda
  • Burundi
  • Somaliland
  • Egypt
  • Central African Republic
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • South Sudan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Niger
  • Madagascar
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
  • Algeria
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Chad
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Senegal

Kasai in DR Congo: “There’s such poverty. People are utterly destitute.” 23/10/17

Kasai in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been plagued by a crisis for over a year. More than two million people have been affected and the situation is getting worse by the day. Bakary Traoré coordinates HI’s actions in the field. Here he explains the situation in the region, his work and what people’s lives are like.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

Crisis in DR Congo: “We go days without food or sleep” 16/06/17

More than two million people have been affected by the humanitarian crisis in Grand Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Handicap International has sent emergency specialists to support its teams already working in the field. Sulu Bellarmin, who works as the organisation’s driver and a logistics assistant, tells us what life is like in Kasai.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

Vulnerable people need protection: Humanitarian crisis in DR Congo 17/05/17

The region of Grand Kasaï in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the scene of intense violence in recent months. The resulting humanitarian crisis has affected more than two million people. Handicap International’s teams, present in Kananga since 2015, are working to assist the most vulnerable people.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo: Almost 100,000 square metres of land cleared of landmines 15/09/16

Since June 2016, Handicap International and its local partner, AFRILAM, have cleared 92,000 square metres of land of mines and explosive remnants of war. The land, near Kisangani in northeast DR Congo, is equivalent to 15 football pitches. More than 4,000 people will benefit directly from the operation, which has already neutralised six anti-personnel landmines.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

Congolese Paralympians race using wheelchairs from Handicap International 09/09/16

In preparation for the Paralympic Games, which recently kicked off in Rio, Brazil, Handicap International presented racing wheelchairs to disabled Congolese athletes taking part in the competition. The Chair of the National Paralympic Committee of the Democratic Republic of Congo congratulated the organisation on its initiative at the presentation ceremony.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo