One of the poorest countries in the world and already confronted by one of its worst humanitarian crises, the Central African Republic must now face the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Humanity & Inclusion (HI)’s teams are working to ensure people with disabilities and vulnerable individuals at risk from exclusion are included in epidemic prevention actions.
Typhoon Amphan is expected to hit India and Bangladesh on Wednesday around 18:00 (local time) and is expected to affect millions of people. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) stands ready to assist the most vulnerable people.
COVID-19 in Gaza means more isolation and despair for people with disabilities as aid and services for them have been suspended.
Akhter helps in the fight against COVID-19 by sewing masks in Kandahar, Afghanistan, thanks to support from Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
In South Sudan’s Juba County, the Humanity & Inclusion (HI) team has identified more than 5,200 people with disabilities as well as very frail people who need support as the coronavirus makes its presence known. Vulnerable among the vulnerable, most are already displaced from their homes, and face numerous barriers to staying safe from COVID-19.
The entire city of Fafan is under lockdown, and Mohamed fears for his family and is stressed that the pandemic might extend in the region. Humanity & Inclusion is there to support him.
Many vulnerable people like Meryam in Ethiopia depend on their own business to live. Due to lockdown measures, no business means no food. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) helps her. Mutual assistance is key, Meryam says.
Saima, who has used a wheelchair since childhood, lives with her family in a shantytown in Karachi, Pakistan. The pandemic and lockdown have made their daily lives almost impossible to bear.
Because of COVID-19, Pakistan is under quarantine, as are the activities organized by Humanity & Inclusion (HI) for vulnerable children.
Humanity & Inclusion’s teams in Togo are taking action to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. They aim to help the most vulnerable people understand the importance of taking basic precautionary measures, and to cope with their fear of the virus.
It is not easy to access information if you live in one of the world’s poorest countries. As the Covid-19 pandemic devastates communities around the globe, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is showing vulnerable individuals, including people with disabilities, how to protect themselves from the virus.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is adapting two of its projects in Madagascar to fight the spread of Covid-19. We are training local relief teams to protect people in the areas where we work. Our goal is to assist people with disabilities and vulnerable individuals.
Day after day, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is adapting its work to help protect the most vulnerable from the rapid spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. Priority is being given to prevention messages and assisting the most fragile individuals, including the offer of psychosocial support.
Jean-Loup Gouot, Director of Humanity & Inclusion (HI) in Bangladesh, tells us more about our work in aid of Rohingya refugees in the light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Jean-Loup Gouot, Director of Humanity & Inclusion (HI) in Bangladesh, talks about the impact of COVID-19 in the country and outlines the risks of this epidemic, particularly for Rohingya refugees.