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7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines. HI teams assess the situation July, 29 2022

After a Wednesday morning earthquake struck the Luzon region of the Philippines, HI reacted immediately to assess community needs.

  • Philippines

"People with disabilities have a much more difficult life than others" July, 29 2022

Mr Khamphong lives with a disability. In 2006, he underwent surgery on his leg for acute gout, but later contracted a bone infection in his ankle. Now HI is helping him.

  • Laos

More than 130 people seen at the Kandahar Rehabilitation Centre each week July, 28 2022

Mohamad Rasool manages HI’s programmes in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He talks to us about the country’s dire humanitarian situation, one year after the Taliban seized power.

  • Afghanistan

Inclusive education: "Imane now believes that nothing is impossible.” July, 26 2022

Imane is seven years old. She has a hearing impairment. Her family fled the war in Syria in 2018 and took refuge in Beirut, Lebanon. HI is helping her.

  • Lebanon

Sundari, 11yrs: “I want to be a doctor” July, 20 2022

Sundari has an intellectual disability. With the support of HI in Nepal, she enrolled in a class adapted to her disability. She enjoys school.

  • Nepal

Four months later, HI still supports cyclone survivors July, 5 2022

After consecutive cyclones devastated Madagascar, communities were left with nothing. For months, HI has been providing essentials to the most vulnerable.

  • Madagascar

In Haiti, HI is helping Jérôme to recover his self-confidence June, 29 2022

Jerome was severely affected by the earthquake in August 2021 and then by a stroke. HI is providing him with physical rehabilitation and psychosocial support to help him overcome these challenges.

  • Haiti

HI assesses physical rehabilitation and mental health needs June, 29 2022

More than 1,000 people killed by a magnitude 5.9-earthquake in eastern Afghanistan. An HI exploratory team sent to assess the needs.

  • Afghanistan

Mine clearance enabling economic recovery and development June, 23 2022

HI has launched new mine clearance operations in Casamance to enable communities to regain access to their villages, schools and medical centres.

  • Senegal

The international agreement on bombing in populated areas is finalised June, 21 2022

States have agreed on a final version of an international agreement on explosive weapons in populated areas.

  • International

“I 'm happy to be able to stand up.” June, 14 2022

Rashid fled Congo with his family in 2018. He now lives in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where HI has treated his impairment.

  • Kenya

Supporting growth in malnourished children: Pal’s story June, 8 2022

Malnutrition prevented Pal from developing like other children his age. With HI’s nutrition support and stimulation therapy, he can now sit, stand and walk on his own.

  • Ethiopia

Staff spotlight: Anna’s change of plans June, 2 2022

28-year old Anna Bekh went home to visit family in Ukraine. When conflict arose two days later, she joined HI’s emergency response in her hometown.

  • Ukraine

HI ensures delivery of aid to conflict zones June, 1 2022

HI distributes supply donations to conflict-affected families and provides logistics support to deliver humanitarian goods in active war zones.

  • Ukraine

Cyclone Emnati has lasting impact on Madagascar May, 31 2022

The immediate impact of Cyclone Emnati remains uncertain, but the long-term consequences will be significant. HI supports affected families recovering from back-to-back cyclones.

  • Madagascar