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A new Source: free, user friendly and accessible resources for all users! 16 October 2020

The Source platform provides access to resources on matters of Disability and Inclusion from peer reviewed journal articles, COVID-19 guidelines and the unique evidence produced by the Inclusive Futures programme.


HI in Lebanon helps 11-year-old Shahid to walk again 28 September 2020

Shahid was seriously injured in Syria in 2011 and has been unable to walk since. HI is providing physiotherapy and splints to get her back on her feet.

 

  • Lebanon

HI helps anti-personnel victim Ismail live with dignity again 28 September 2020

Ismail lost both legs in a landmine explosion at the age of 14. HI is now teaching him to walk again with his new prostheses.

  • Lebanon

Innovation at HI 23 September 2020

Three questions for Pierre Gallien, Director of 3I (Information, Impact, Innovation) / Innovation and Knowledge Management Division

 

  • France

World first : HI locates mines buried underground 23 September 2020

Xavier Depreytere, head of innovation projects at HI, explains why the drone demining project launched by HI in 2018 is a world first.
 

  • Chad

European Union awards HI two prizes for its innovative projects 23 September 2020

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured HI with two awards. These prizes recognise the organisation’s efforts to develop practical and effective solutions in order to enhance the care and treatment of vulnerable people.

 

  • France

1982 - 2020 : Innovation is part of HI's DNA 23 September 2020

On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured HI with two awards. On that occasion, HI recounts its 38 years of innovation from 1982 to 2020. 

  • France

Kay Reh injured by an explosive device as he worked in a field 3 September 2020

Since 2012, HI has provided some 13,000 people living in nine refugee camps along the Thai-Myanmar border with information on the risks from explosive devices.

 

  • Thailand

HI assisting the injured 3 September 2020

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants have been affected by the explosions that ripped through the city’s port on 4 August. Nour Khalaf, 33, has chronic lower back pain, aggravated by a fall she suffered in in the second explosion.

  • Lebanon

Helping ease the suffering of injured people 2 September 2020

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants have been affected by the explosions that ripped through the city’s port on 4 August. Ramadan, 23, a Syrian refugee from Aleppo, who now lives in Beirut, is one of them.

  • Lebanon

COVID-19 response: HI assisting schools in Madagascar 1 September 2020

HI has worked in Madagascar for a quarter of a century. In recent years, it has successfully developed an inclusive and solidarity education programme which ensures the most vulnerable students, including children with disabilities, are enrolled in school. Today, sixty schools are trained in Covid-19 prevention measures.

  • Madagascar

HI provides "first aid" to 500 people 1 September 2020

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants were seriously injured when explosions ripped through the city’s port on 4 August. Nada Baghdadi, 27, suffered a severely broken leg.

 

  • Lebanon

HI provides "first aid" to 500 people 1 September 2020

Many of Beirut’s inhabitants were seriously injured when explosions ripped through the city’s port on 4 August. Chakif Mia, 36, suffered a serious leg injury.

 

  • Lebanon

HI provides 500 people with psychological "first aid" 28 August 2020

The explosion in Beirut on 4 August traumatised an entire population. Over the last fortnight, HI’s teams have provided emergency psychological assistance to some 500 people.
 

  • Lebanon

Lebanon: HI’s teams assisting the injured 28 August 2020

HI’s teams are conducting rehabilitation sessions and providing psychosocial support for victims of the explosions that ripped through Beirut on 4 August.

 

  • Lebanon