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Support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery continues into 2020 15/01/20

We are delighted to announce a second year of partnership with People’s Postcode Lottery with support of the players supporting victims of the Syria conflict and men, women and children in conflict.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon

"I heard Moïse crying under the rubble" 09/01/20

Moïse was four years old when he lost his left leg in the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12th January 2010.

  • Haiti

British physiotherapists tackle deadly measles outbreak in Samoa 09/01/20

In December 2019, the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT), including three physiotherapists, travelled to Samoa to help save lives following a deadly outbreak of measles on the Pacific island. Funded by UK Aid, the UKEMT is the front line of the UK’s response to a humanitarian crisis overseas.

  • United Kingdom

Haiti: 10 years after the earthquake 08/01/20

Haiti has not been spared in the last 10 years. The devastating earthquake in 2010, followed by a powerful hurricane in 2016, added to serious political instability that continues to paralyse the country today. In 2010, HI deployed one of its largest humanitarian aid operations in Haiti. It still makes a major contribution today to strengthening the local physical rehabilitation network.

  • Haiti

Mirror therapy helps Abdulrahman on his path to recovery 08/01/20

Following a bombardment in North Yemen, Abdulrahman had a right arm fracture with vascular injuries which lead to gangrene. His arm was amputated. HI is supporting him.

  • Yemen

South Sudan: Collaboration essential to reach vulnerable people in remote areas 08/01/20

HI’s Flying Team provides functional rehabilitation services to people with disabilities in several extremely remote areas across South Sudan.

  • South Sudan

HI goes the extra mile to bring rehabilitation to isolated areas of South Sudan 08/01/20

HI’s Flying Team travels to some of the most remote areas of South Sudan, meeting isolated communities and uncovering significant need for physical rehabilitation.

  • South Sudan

Climate Change: A major threat to the world’s most vulnerable 02/01/20

An increase in climate-related disasters is having a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, putting HI's work under pressure.

  • International
  • Haiti

For a Mine-Free World by 2025 09/12/19

The Fourth Review Conference for a Mine Free World, which HI participated in, closed on Friday 29 November in Oslo, Norway. State Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty adopted a five-year action plan to ensure mine clearance and other treaty obligations are met by 2025.

  • International

"I remembered the suffering and fear" 05/12/19

Support from Players of People’s Postcode Lottery is helping to meet the need for psychosocial support for victims of the Syrian Crisis.

  • United Kingdom
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon

People with disabilities are still excluded 04/12/19

On 3rd December, we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Globally, people with disabilities continue to be excluded. Whether it’s accessing social services, health care, education, or a decent job, people with disabilities and disability rights advocates continue to fight for inclusion for all. Humanity & Inclusion’s teams work to ensure that people with disabilities are included in all aspects of life.

  • International

Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines: HI preparing to assess the needs of those affected 04/12/19

Since Monday evening, the Philippines has been battling typhoon Kammuri. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated.

  • Philippines

Toward a political declaration against bombing in populated areas 20/11/19

On Monday 18th November at the United Nations in Geneva, States’ delegations, militaries, UN agencies and civil society are gathering to start discussions on a political declaration against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.

  • International

Accompanying humanitarian aid workers to better include persons with disabilities 13/11/19

A set of professional strategies and practical guidance published today aims to improve the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian aid delivery and ensure their participation.

  • International

Rehabilitation care for earthquake victims in Pakistan 07/11/19

On 24th September, an earthquake struck Pakistan killing 40 people and injuring 900. Humanity & Inclusion’s team is on the ground, providing support to the most vulnerable.
 

  • Pakistan