Go to main content

South Sudan: Collaboration essential to reach vulnerable people in remote areas

Health Rehabilitation
South Sudan

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

Members of the Flying Team conduct a training session in New Fangak

Members of the Flying Team conduct a training session in New Fangak | © C.Ukamah / HI

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

Initiatives in 2019 have demonstrated the necessity of collaboration to ensure that highly vulnerable individuals receive appropriate and timely services.

The HI Flying Team partnered with Danish Refugee Council (DRC) to conduct joint assessment missions in Lobonok in May and August 2019

Whilst present in the region, HI conducted rehabilitation assessments and activities and provided Mental Health and Psycho-social services. The DRC teams, in parallel, worked to address issues of Gender Based Violence, child protection and Individual Personal Assistance.

The advantage of this joint initiative is that it encourages referral of people in need to complementary services. For example, if the DRC child protection team identifies a child at risk who also has a disability, they know that HI can provide the necessary expert support. 

The Flying Team is financed by the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO).
 

Where we work

Read more

1982 - 2020 : Innovation is part of HI's DNA
© J. Fardoulis / HI
Explosive weapons Rehabilitation

1982 - 2020 : Innovation is part of HI's DNA

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion (HI) with two awards. On that occasion, HI recounts its 38 years of innovation from 1982 to 2020. 

European Union awards HI two prizes for its innovative projects
© HI
Explosive weapons Rehabilitation

European Union awards HI two prizes for its innovative projects

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion with two awards. These prizes recognise the organisation’s efforts to develop practical and effective solutions in order to enhance the care and treatment of vulnerable people.

High-tech Recycling: HI re-uses donated artificial limbs to help children like Elinah
© Lumahee / HI, 2020
Prevention Rehabilitation

High-tech Recycling: HI re-uses donated artificial limbs to help children like Elinah

Volunteer orthopedic specialists in a workshop in Lyon, France, are changing the lives of people supported by Humanity & Inclusion (HI) around the world by reconditioning valuable prosthetic parts donated by amputees.

FOLLOW US