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.
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.
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.
Additional members of HI’s emergency teams will arrive to reinforce the team in Beira.
After more than 48 hours cut off from the outside world, the first images and reports are arriving from Beira, the Mozambican city devastated by cyclone Idai on the 15th of March.
Ahed is diabetic. He lost his leg after suffering complications. He is now rebuilding his life thanks to rehabilitation sessions and group therapy at the Zarqa centre in Jordan.
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.