Thousands of residents of Beira city live in poverty in densely packed slums. Their makeshift homes could not withstand the force or cyclone Idai. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is coordinating clean-up and reconstruction efforts for these hardest-hit communities.
HI is providing emergency rehabilitation care to the victims of the tornado that struck southern Nepal on 31st March 2019.
HI clearing weapons in eastern Laos 18/04/19
Laos is one of the countries most heavily contaminated by explosive remnants of war in the world. HI’s weapons clearance teams on the ground are working to end this terrible threat to civilian lives.
Anwar is 9 years old. Four years ago, as his family was fleeing the bombing in Sana'a, Yemen, his leg was hit by a shard of metal and had to be amputated a few hours later.
The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) of which Humanity & Inclusion is a founding member has launched an International Parliamentary Appeal calling on politicians including MPs in the UK to urgently support action to prevent human suffering from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. For Humanity & Inclusion the Appeal will be part of the organisations Stop Bombing Civilians campaign in 2019.
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Ahed is diabetic. He lost his leg after suffering complications. He is now rebuilding his life thanks to rehabilitation sessions and group therapy at the Zarqa centre in Jordan.
HI promotes the inclusive employment of the most vulnerable individuals in Sri Lanka.
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Humanity & Inclusion's Global Managing Director, Manuel Patrouillard, addressed the UN Security Council on Monday 1st April to share his concerns about the persistent and targeted violences against humanitarian actors in their areas of intervention.
25 years on, Rwanda remembers 04/04/19
HI continues to help victims overcome their trauma, 25 years after the genocide in Rwanda.
HI Communication Officer, Claude Briade, reports from Beira, Mozambique on the destruction caused by cyclone Idai and the vital work of HI's teams to support disabled and vulnerable people.
Many explosive remnants of war still endanger the lives of people living in this region in the south of Senegal and prevent internally displaced people from returning home.
Days before the anniversary of the Great March of Return on 30th March, HI is concerned about growing tension in Gaza in recent weeks. Further violence could lead to a surge in injuries, placing further pressure on already overwhelmed surgical and rehabilitation services. HI is calling on all parties to exercise restraint and avoid violence with potentially disastrous consequences for civilians.
In regions of Mozambique devastated by Cyclone Idai, food insecurity is expected to rocket in the coming months. HI will distribute kits of essential foodstuffs to 12,000 families in need.
Floods and poor hygiene in areas hit by Cyclone Idai pose a new threat to affected populations. HI is preparing to distribute hygiene kits to the most vulnerable families in Mozambique.
Ten days after Cyclone Idai hit central Mozambique, communications with the town of Beira, where an HI team is weighing up its response to the disaster, remain unreliable.