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Mohamad's Story: “I had a one-in-a-hundred chance of survival" 03/03/21

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).

  • Jordan
  • Syria

Ten years of conflict in Syria will take at least two generations to rebuild 26/02/21

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.

  • Syria

Blog: The bombing of civilians must stop now 03/10/19

Aleema Shivji, Executive Director of Humanity & Inclusion UK, explains the horrific impact the use of explosive weapons in populated area is having on civilians living in countries like Syria.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

New report: Syrian victims of explosive weapons trapped in never-ending waiting list 30/09/19

New report “The Waiting List” calls on states to stop bombing civilians and to address the immediate and long-term needs of victims of explosive weapons in Syria and the wider region.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

Players of People’s Postcode Lottery support Humanity & Inclusion’s work on the Syria crisis 13/03/19

Players of People’s Postcode Lottery are generously supporting Humanity & Inclusion's work with injured and traumatised Syrian refugees and our Stop Bombing campaign to protect civilians.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

Myriam: "I was amputated straight away" 14/11/18

Myriam lost her leg during bombing raids in Syria. She received first aid before being directly transferred to Jordan. HI provided her with a prosthesis and rehabilitation sessions, and she is now able to walk again.

  • Jordan
  • Syria

“We need to carry on helping these refugees” 13/03/18

Syria’s seven-year conflict has devastated the country, resulting in unprecedented population movements. More than five million Syrian refugees are living in neighbouring countries, including more than one million in Lebanon. Mariam has been working as a physiotherapist for Humanity & Inclusion (HI) in Lebanon ever since the organisation launched its response in the country. Below, she describes a day in her life supporting refugees.

  • Lebanon
  • Syria

“What did he do to deserve this?” 10/11/17

3-year-old Fayez was injured in a suicide attack in Syria, in 2017. He and his parents have since taken refuge in Lebanon. Partially paralysed when he arrived in the country, he is now being treated by a team from Humanity & Inclusion, which is providing him with physiotherapy care.

  • Syria

Blog: Everywhere the bombing followed us 05/10/17

Aleema Shivji, Executive Director of Handicap International UK, blogs about a new report showing the hidden impact of explosive weapons on civilian life.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

New report shows hidden impact of bombing on civilians 05/10/17

"Everywhere the bombing followed us", a new report by Handicap International, shows the harm caused by the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, in terms of  the loss of livelihood, the disruption of civilian infrastructure, and the long-term impact on mental health.

  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

Feeling safe is priceless 18/05/17

Mohamad, 9, was badly injured when his house in Syria was bombed. After initially struggling to adapt to his situation, he is now back at school and enjoying his studies.

  • Jordan
  • Syria

BOMBED: New exhibition gives voice to injured Syrians 23/03/17

A new exhibition, "BOMBED", gives a voice to Syrian refugees injured by explosive weapons. People like Sondos, 8, who was injured when her school in Syria was bombed.

  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria

Salam, 7: Victim of a war she didn't understand 13/03/17

Meet seven-year-old Salam, a Syrian girl who was tragically injured by an unexploded weapon. After Doctors in Jordan amputated her left leg and part of her right foot, Humanity & Inclusion's team fitted her with a prosthesis and now provides her with regular physiotherapy care.

  • Jordan
  • Syria

There Is No Safe Place In Syria 24/11/16

Aleema Shivji, Director of Handicap International UK, blogs on the horrific situation facing Syrian civilians.

  • United Kingdom
  • Syria

Shua'a, 9: “I will finally be able to go back to school” 07/11/16

Early in the summer of 2015, 9-year-old Shua’a and her family were caught in a bombing raid in Syria. It resulted in the amputation of her left foot. Her family now lives in Azraq camp, in Jordan. With Humanity & Inclusion's help she will very shortly be fitted with a prosthesis and will be able to walk over longer distances.

  • Jordan
  • Syria