Since May 2016, the partnership between HI and the Zarqa Rehabilitation Centre in Jordan has helped include people with disabilities in communities.
Yasser, 12, was at home finishing his school work, as he did every night. Suddenly, a bomb tore off his leg and killed his father. Supported by Humanity and Inclusion, the little boy is now fighting to rebuild his life.
In Yemen, the widespread use of explosive weapons has created high levels of contamination which, even after the fighting, poses an additional threat to civilians.
On the 27th of January 2019, a violent tornado heavily damaged several areas of Havana, Cuba’s capital city. Together with the 3 Cuban Disabled People’s Organizations, Humanity & Inclusion launched a series of actions to understand needs and help the population affected by the disaster.
Today, March 8, marks an important day for women around the world: International Women’s Day. At Humanity & Inclusion, we celebrate all of the courageous women who have worked so hard to achieve their dreams, especially those with disabilities. We recognize the exceptional achievements of working women with disabilities, acknowledging the additional challenges that they overcome and the significant contributions they make in their communities.
HI is preparing to launch a possible emergency response in aid of Venezuelan refugees in Colombia.
Sina works as an occupational therapist at the Basma hospital rehabilitation centre. Since HI set up a specialist paediatric unit for neurological disorders, she has been working with children with cerebral palsy.
Myriam lost her leg during bombing raids in Syria. She received first aid before being directly transferred to Jordan. HI provided her with a prosthesis and rehabilitation sessions, and she is now able to walk again.
Mohammed is a community volunteer. Every day, he rides his motorbike through local neighbourhoods of Timbuktu in search of children with disabilities who do not attend school.
Some forty weapons clearance experts have been working in northern Chad since last November. They have already cleared 30,000 sq.m. of land - the equivalent of 4 football fields!
In Faya-Largeau (North Chad), HI has begun testing drones to detect mines and build up a detailed picture of what’s on the ground - a revolution in mine clearance practice. HI’s project manager Xavier Depreytere explains more.
In 2018, HI carried out a survey to better understand the circumstances of people with disabilities amongst the Syrian refugee populations in Jordan and Lebanon, and the barriers they face in accessing humanitarian aid. Zyad and his family are part of the panel of people interviewed. They fled the war in Syria and came to Irbid in the north of Jordan. This family man suffers from arthritis in the knee, which is particularly incapacitating.
Since November 2018, HI's six weapons specialists have removed 150 explosive devices from the streets of Tawargha, south of Misrata, Libya. Team leader Simon Elmont tells us more about the organisation’s work.
On the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3rd, Humanity & Inclusion Canada presented a solidarity conference on inclusive employment at the Maison du Développement Durable (MDD).
Abdel Kareem, 5, has cerebral palsy. Thanks to Humanity and Inclusion's partnership with the Mousawat rehabilitation centre in Lebanon, a mental health project was integrated into the rehabilitation process.