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More than one million migrants in Colombia: HI prepares its possible response February, 28 2019

HI is preparing to launch a possible emergency response in aid of Venezuelan refugees in Colombia.

  • Colombia

"Working with children is my passion" February, 19 2019

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.

  • Jordan

I was amputated straight away February, 18 2019

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.

  • Jordan

Identifying disabled children for school enrolment February, 8 2019

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. 

  • Mali

HI mine action in northern Chad February, 7 2019

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! 

  • Chad

Mine detection drones February, 4 2019

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. 

  • Chad

The pain stops me from working February, 1 2019

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.

  • Jordan

Half a tonne of weapons and bombs destroyed January, 31 2019

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.

  • Libya

Humanity & Inclusion Canada is organizing a solidarity conference on inclusive employment January, 31 2019

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).

  • International

"The self-help group has given me hope again" January, 31 2019

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. 

  • Lebanon

Rehabilitation and mental health January, 31 2019

Since June 2017, psychosocial support and rehabilitation go hand in hand for children with disabilities in Lebanon thanks to HI’s partnership with the Mousawat rehabilitation centre in the Beqaa Valley. 

  • Lebanon

Nora: bombing victim January, 29 2019

Nora was seriously injured by a missile that fell outside the entrance to Al-Thawra Hospital in Al-Hudaydah, Yemen, as she arrived by bus with friends. 

  • Yemen

One bullet, multiple traumas January, 23 2019

Mazen is a 33-year-old father. A bullet passed through both his legs, causing serious injuries. He is now unable to work. 

  • Palestine

"Since she started her rehabilitation sessions, she’s been able to walk" January, 14 2019

HI has helped 450 children with disabilities or developmental delay since July 2017. The parents of two-year-old Safaa, who suffers from cerebral palsy, are among those who have benefited from its expertise.

  • Jordan

“After the assessment, we make sure they get the help they need” January, 10 2019

HI's mobile teams in Jordan identify children with disabilities and refer them to medical centres where they can access the services they need.

  • Jordan