Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is assessing the humanitarian needs of people affected by the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan that has led to massive population displacement.
HI's teams are still working to inform and help people affected by the COVID-19 crisis in many countries around the world.
The European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid was launched in 2020. Each prize is awarded to an initiative that addresses major challenges in the field of humanitarian aid. The prizes are proposed into five categories: shelter and related assistance; water, hygiene, and sanitation; energy; health and medical care; and other humanitarian assistance (open category).
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.
While the global pandemic has exacerbated the human suffering caused by bombing in populated areas, it has halted the international negotiations for the adoption of a political declaration on the issue. States gathered online at the discussion "Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare" on September 7 to keep the momentum and revive the diplomatic process.
Xavier Depreytere, head of innovation projects at Humanity & Inclusion (HI), explains why the drone demining project launched by HI in 2018 is a world first.
On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion (HI) 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.
Anowar, 8, lost his leg in a road accident in the Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong where he lives with his family.
Volunteer orthopedic specialists in a workshop in Lyon are changing the lives of people around the world by reconditioning valuable prosthetic parts donated by amputees.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) physiotherapist Rana Abdel Al explains her work with persons with disabilities in Lebanon since 2019. Among them, many were injured during the war in Syria.
Shahid was seriously injured in Syria in 2011 and has been unable to walk since. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is providing physiotherapy and splints to get her back on her feet.
Ismail lost both legs in a landmine explosion at the age of 14. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is now teaching him to walk again with his new prostheses.
In Benghazi city and district, in Libya, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) provides physical rehabilitation and psychological support in 5 health centres as well as in the homes of people with disabilities.
Since the fall of the Gaddafi regime, Libya, especially Misrata and Tawergha, has been wracked by violence between rival militia and the uncontrolled influx of weapons, creating a situation of ongoing insecurity. There are incredible amounts of remnants of war that remain a threat to the population, especially in Tawergha. People are slowly starting to return to the ghost-town.
Sonia, 19, is visually and hearing impaired and attends a college adapted to her disability where she is studying for a diploma in hospitality. She is afraid that the COVID-19 pandemic will affect her plans for the future.