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Clearance in Laos: the demining teams are not giving up! January, 22 2020

 In Laos, HI continues its interventions to eliminate the threat and reduce the humanitarian and socio-economic risk that the explosive remnants of war still pose to the country's populations today.

  • Laos

30 000 people killed or injured by explosive weapons in 2019 January, 22 2020

HI partner organisation Action On Armed Violence (AOAV) releases figures on explosive violence casualties in 2019.

  • International

«I heard Moïse crying under the rubble...» January, 9 2020

Moïse was four years old when he lost his left leg in the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010.

  • Haiti

Haiti: 10 years after the earthquake January, 3 2020

Haiti has not been spared in the last 10 years. A devastating earthquake in 2010 followed by a powerful hurricane in 2016 has compounded serious political instability that continues to paralyse the country today. In 2010, HI deployed one of its largest humanitarian aid operations in Haiti. It still makes a major contribution today to strengthening the local physical rehabilitation network.  

  • Haiti

More than 300 people at the 1st edition of Corps&grapHIes December, 19 2019

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd, Humanity & Inclusion Canada hosted a dance show that brought to the forefront the challenges faced by persons with disabilities.

  • International

Climate change: a major threat to the most vulnerable December, 19 2019

HI under pressure due to increase in climate-related disasters.

  • International
  • Haiti

HI support people injured by the war December, 18 2019

Following a bombardment in North Yemen, Abdulrahmam had a right arm fracture with vascular injuries which lead to gangrene. His arm was amputated. HI is by his side.

  • Yemen

South Sudan: Collaboration essential to reach vulnerable people in remote areas December, 17 2019

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

  • South Sudan

HI goes the extra mile to bring rehabilitation to isolated areas of South Sudan December, 17 2019

HI’s Flying Team travels to some of the most remote areas of South Sudan, meeting isolated communities and uncovering significant need for physical rehabilitation.

  • South Sudan

Seriously wounded in an air attack, Hala gradually resumes her life's journey December, 13 2019

Hala, 4 years old, has only one leg left. She is one of the recent victims of the bombings that are devastating her country, Yemen, just like her cousin, Erada, 8, who was playing with her when a plane dropped a shell on their neighbourhood while they were playing in front of their home.

  • Yemen

HI's commitment to fight violence against women and girls with disabilities: Interview with Corinne Gillet December, 9 2019

Until 10 December 2019, the annual international campaign "16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women" takes place. On this occasion, Corinne Gillet, Disability, Gender and Age Policy Officer, explains how HI, as an organization, ensures that no one is left out.

  • International

Interview with Laurie Druelle, Head of Partnerships for Armed Violence Reduction December, 6 2019

Laurie Druelle is in charge of partnerships for Armed Violence Reduction. Having joined HI in March 2019, Laurie has since supervised risk education activities in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Fresh back from Iraq, we asked her a few questions.

  • Iraq

For a Mine-Free World by 2025 December, 6 2019

The Fourth Review Conference for a Mine Free World, which HI participated in, closed on Friday 29 November in Oslo, Norway. State Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty adopted a five-year action plan to ensure mine clearance and other treaty obligations are met by 2025.

  • International

Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines: HI preparing to assess the needs of those affected. December, 3 2019

Since Monday evening, the Philippines has been battling typhoon Kammuri. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated.

  • Philippines

People with disabilities are still excluded December, 2 2019

As the world celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, HI calls governments and actors involved in development cooperation and humanitarian action to make all efforts to fully include people with disabilities and lift any barriers that discriminate against them.

  • International