Towards the improvement of the social participation of mental health beneficiaries 23 September 2021
Based on the experience of the 4 countries of the Touching Minds Raising Dignity (TMRD) program, it is clear that the social participation of mental health users needs to be improved in all of the intervention countries (Madagascar, Lebanon, Sierra Leone and Togo).
HI is using telemedicine and 3D printing to provide physical rehabilitation services for refugees. This work not only helps to improve mobility, it restores hope!
Behind the scenes at HI: reducing the impact of conflict 16 September 2021
HI’s Armed Violence Reduction department supervises clearance, risk education, conflict transformation programs - activities that play a vital role in the reconstruction of countries after war.
HI provides rehabilitation care for family injured by Haiti earthquake 14 September 2021
Stephanie and her aunt Valerie learn rehabilitation exercises and receive mobility aids from HI physical therapy reinforcements after both were injured in the collapse of their home.
Haiti : One month after the quake 14 September 2021
One month after an earthquake wreaked havoc in southwest Haiti, humanitarian needs remain immense. The disaster caused over 2,000 deaths and put 650,000 people in need of vital support.
Sonia, who is deaf, can go to school 9 September 2021
Soni is 13 years old and lives in Banke. She was born with a hearing impairment. HI supported her to go to school like any child.
Life is returning to normal in Chad 7 September 2021
From weapons clearance to helping individuals set up their own business, HI has stepped up its actions in aid of the population of northern Chad with the aim of promoting development in the region.
HI continues activities in Afghanistan 7 September 2021
HI is steadily resuming its activities in four provinces - Herat, Kunduz, Kandahar and Nimroz. After more than 30 years of war, humanitarian needs in Afghanistan are immense.
Haiti: More than 16 tonnes of equipment flown to Haiti 6 September 2021
Following the earthquake of 14 August, HI has transferred more than 16 tonnes of equipment from its emergency response depot in Dubai to Port-au-Prince.
Haiti: HI expands emergency needs evaluation 6 September 2021
Members of the HI emergency team head north from the Cayes to assess needs of Grande’Anse following the earthquake.
Vulnerable people and people with disabilities are at even greater risk of harm following the earthquake. HI is determined to put protection at the forefront of the response
HI delivers mobility aids to earthquake-affected region 6 September 2021
In the aftermath of the recent Haitian earthquake, HI successfully delivers humanitarian aid by sea to support individuals affected by the disaster.
Haiti : Solidarity between people is very strong 19 August 2021
HI’s inclusion project manager in Haiti, Jean Fredely, recalls the day the earthquake struck and tells us more about what life is like in the field :
World humanitarian day - 19/08: Interview with Margaret Nguhi, called ‘Maggie’, woman, Kenyan citizen and HI's Country Manager in Kenya.
HI provides the only maritime transport for humanitarian aid in the Southwest of Haiti. This logistics platform plans to deliver over 760 tons of food and relief supplies.