Cluster munitions continue to kill civilians 6 September 2019
Released last August, the 2019 Cluster Munition Monitor report reveals that attacks involving cluster munitions continued to occur in Syria in 2018. The Monitor has recorded at least 674 cluster munition attacks in Syria since mid-2012. These attacks have caused heavy contamination by cluster munition remnants, which pose a deadly and long-term threat for the local population. Globally, at least 149 people were killed or injured by cluster munition attacks and remnants in a total of eight countries and one territory.
"The self-help group has given me hope again" 26 July 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.
"Meeting other amputees has given me hope" 26 July 2019
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.
Mine detection drones 26 July 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.
Following several weeks of clean-up operations, Humanity and Inclusion is now supporting vulnerable residents of Beira, Mozambique to repair and rebuild their homes.
Peter Kim: when a casualty turns activist 3 June 2019
While still in secondary school, Peter Kim, a young Laotian, lost his sight and both hands in a submunition explosion. Now an activist, he supports Humanity and Inclusion’s efforts to protect people from explosive remnants of war in Laos and around the world. We look at one man’s struggle to make the world a safer place.
Mine clearance to assist development 3 June 2019
Humanity and Inclusion’s teams are clearing land in north-eastern Laos contaminated mainly by cluster munitions.
Rehabilitation and mental health 29 May 2019
Since June 2017, psychosocial support and rehabilitation go hand in hand for children with disabilities in Lebanon thanks to Humanity and Inclusion’s partnership with the Mousawat rehabilitation centre in the Beqaa Valley.
More than 30 people were killed in the exchanges of rocket fire and airstrikes between Gaza and Israel over the weekend. In Gaza, this escalation of violence could lead to a new wave of injuries, with surgical and rehabilitation services already overwhelmed.
HI has supplied more than 800 men with information on how to be ‘responsible’ fathers in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Psychological support for migrants in Colombia 23 May 2019
More than one million Venezuelan migrants currently live in Colombia. HI is providing emergency assistance to these vulnerable individuals.
The United Nations Security Council discussed May 23rd the protection of civilians in armed conflict. A HI delegation is at the United Nations headquarters to convince States to commit themselves against bombing in populated areas. At the head of this delegation, Arms Advocacy Manager, Alma Al Osta, explains HI's actions:
HI mine clearance in northern Lebanon 14 May 2019
HI’s deminers are clearing mines in northern Lebanon, in an area contaminated during the 1975-1990 conflict. The aim is to remove the threat facing villagers.
25 years on, Rwanda remembers 1 April 2019
HI continues to help victims overcome their trauma, 25 years after the genocide in Rwanda.
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.