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UN Security Council recognises the rights of people with disabilities in armed conflicts 20/06/19

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a Resolution on persons with disabilities in armed conflict. This represents a significant step forward for people with disabilities, who are particularly at risk in crisis situations and often overlooked in humanitarian assistance.

  • International

Weapons clearance drones 19/06/19

Since last January, HI and its partner Mobility Robotics have been trialing the use of drones to support weapons clearance experts in Faya-Largeau, northern Chad.

  • Chad

Weapons clearance platform in northern Chad 19/06/19

Alongside 50 weapons clearance experts working in Chad, HI uses a remote-controlled platform, a German-made GCS 200, to clear large areas in record time.

  • Chad

Weapons clearance under extreme conditions 19/06/19

HI has been conducting weapons clearance operations near Faya-Largeau, the capital of Borku province in northern Chad, since November 2018. Some fifty weapons clearance experts work in the area. HI Communications Officer Gilles Lordet joined the teams for a typical morning of demining.

  • Chad

Residents rebuild in Mozambique thanks to HI aid distributions 03/06/19

Following several weeks of clean-up operations, Humanity and Inclusion is now supporting vulnerable residents of Beira, Mozambique to repair and rebuild their homes.

  • Mozambique

Mine clearance protects civilians and supports development 03/06/19

Humanity and Inclusion’s teams are clearing land in north-eastern Laos contaminated by cluster munitions and other unexploded ordnance (UXO). 

  • Laos

Bangladesh: greater role for fathers in maternal support 24/05/19

HI has supplied more than 800 men with information on how to be ‘responsible’ fathers in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

  • Bangladesh

Psychological support for migrants in Colombia 23/05/19

More than one million Venezuelan migrants currently live in Colombia. HI is providing emergency assistance to these vulnerable individuals.

  • Colombia

Bombing in populated areas, a disaster for civilians 22/05/19

The United Nations Security Council discusses the protection of civilians in armed conflict this week. A HI delegation is at the United Nations headquarters to convince States to commit themselves against bombing in populated areas. At the head of this delegation, Arms Advocacy Manager, Alma Al Osta, explains HI's actions: 

  • International

Renewed partnership with Euromonitor International aims to improve access to education for children with disabilities in Burkina Faso 18/05/19

HI is furthering inclusive education in Burkina Faso with Euromonitor International.

  • United Kingdom
  • International
  • Burkina Faso

HI mine clearance in northern Lebanon 15/05/19

HI’s deminers are clearing mines in northern Lebanon, in an area contaminated during the 1975-1990 conflict. The aim is to remove the threat facing villagers. 

  • Lebanon

"I couldn't imagine doing any other job" 14/05/19

Since 2013, Rabih has worked as one of HI’s mine clearance experts in North Lebanon, in a region contaminated heavily by the 1975-1990 civil war. 

  • Lebanon

Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries 08/05/19

More than 30 people were killed in the exchanges of rocket fire and airstrikes between Gaza and Israel over the weekend. In Gaza, this escalation of violence could lead to a new wave of injuries, with surgical and rehabilitation services already overwhelmed.  

  • Palestine

Second major cyclone ravages Mozambique 02/05/19

Mozambique is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai 6 weeks ago but has not been spared from further disaster. Cyclone Kenneth struck the north of the country yesterday. 

  • Mozambique

Including people with disabilities in crisis response 01/05/19

The Charter on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action was drawn up in 2016 by Humanity & Inclusion in conjunction with more than 70 partners. The charter already has more than 200 signatories, including 25 States, the European Union, several UN agencies, humanitarian organisations and disabled people’s organisations.

  • International