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Daniel: “I want to be a teacher!” April, 19 2019

Standing strong, Daniel is looking at his classmates, all eyes are on him.

  • Sierra Leone

HI supports forgotten communities in the slums of Beira, Mozambique April, 19 2019

Thousands of residents of Beira city live in poverty in densely packed slums. Their makeshift homes could not withstand the force or cyclone Idai. HI is coordinating clean-up and reconstruction efforts for these hardest-hit communities.

  • Mozambique

“I’d given up hope of living a normal life again" April, 17 2019

Ahmed, 16, was injured by a bullet in the leg. Bedridden, he felt very lonely. Now HI is helping him to live a normal life again, like any other teenager. 

  • Palestine

The deadly legacy of war in Iraq April, 15 2019

Humanity and Inclusion is currently clearing weapons in areas of Iraq contaminated during the recent conflict with the Islamic State group and the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s.

  • Iraq

Samira, one step at a time April, 8 2019

In the corner of a dark hut, ten-year-old Samira is busy with her make-up bag. A mirror directs thin rays of sunlight onto the little girl's face, revealing cheeks reddened by the mixture of face powders that she has put together. Samira is getting ready to go and play outside, in the Teknaf refugee camp in Bangladesh. No easy task after years of living in seclusion, due to her disability, cerebral palsy.

  • Bangladesh

Improving the livelihoods of the most vulnerable people April, 8 2019

HI promotes the inclusive employment of the most vulnerable individuals in Sri Lanka. 

  • Sri Lanka

HI mine clearance experts return to Casamance, Senegal April, 4 2019

Many explosive remnants of war still endanger the lives of people living in this region in the south of Senegal and prevent internally displaced people from returning home.  

  • Senegal

Indonesia: rehabilitation care for 800 casualties April, 3 2019

Four months after Indonesia was hit by an earthquake and a tsunami, HI continues to assist victims of the disaster.

  • Indonesia


25 years on, Rwanda remembers April, 2 2019

HI continues to help victims overcome their trauma, 25 years after the genocide in Rwanda. 

  • Rwanda

HI clearing weapons in eastern Laos March, 29 2019

Laos is one of the countries most heavily contaminated by explosive remnants of war in the world. HI’s weapons clearance teams on the ground are working to end this terrible threat to civilian lives. 

  • Laos

Heightened tension in Gaza: preventing further casualties and disability risks March, 28 2019

Days before the anniversary of the Great March of Return on 30 March, HI is concerned about growing tension in Gaza in recent weeks. Further violence could lead to a surge in injuries, placing further pressure on already overwhelmed surgical and rehabilitation services. HI is calling on all parties to exercise restraint and avoid violence with potentially disastrous consequences for civilians. 

  • Palestine

Harvests destroyed in Mozambique: HI will distribute essential food rations March, 28 2019

In regions of Mozambique devastated by Cyclone Idai, food insecurity is expected to rocket in the coming months. HI will distribute kits of essential food-stuffs to 12,000 families.

  • Mozambique

Cyclone Idai: Our priority is to reduce the risk of epidemics March, 26 2019

Floods and poor hygiene in areas hit by Cyclone Idai pose a new threat to affected populations. HI is preparing to distribute hygiene kits to the most vulnerable families.

  • Mozambique

Mozambique: Cyclone death toll tops 400, with many still isolated March, 26 2019

Ten days after Cyclone Idai hit central Mozambique, communications with the town of Beira, where an HI team is weighing up its response to the disaster, remain unreliable.

  • Mozambique