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Weapons clearance drones 26 September 2019

Since last January, HI and its partner Mobility Robotics have been trialing the use of drones to support weapons clearance experts in Faya-Largeau, northern Chad.

  • Chad

Yeminis are exhausted by four years of war 26 September 2019

HI has been providing rehabilitation care and psychosocial support in eight health facilities in Sana'a since 2015 and in one of Aden's main hospitals since last July. Maud Bellon, HI’s head of mission, tells us about the unacceptable situation now facing civilians.  

  • Yemen

HI goes the extra mile to bring rehabilitation to isolated areas of South Sudan 15 September 2019

HI’s Flying Team travels to some of the most remote areas of South Sudan, meeting isolated communities and uncovering significant need for physical rehabilitation.

  • South Sudan

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. 

  • Lebanon

"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.

  • 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. 

  • Chad

UN Security Council recognises the rights of people with disabilities in armed conflicts 19 June 2019

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a Resolution on persons with disabilities in armed conflict. This represents a significant step forward for people with disabilities, who are particularly at risk in crisis situations and often overlooked in humanitarian assistance.

Residents Rebuild in Mozambique thanks to HI Distributions 3 June 2019

Following several weeks of clean-up operations, Humanity and Inclusion is now supporting vulnerable residents of Beira, Mozambique to repair and rebuild their homes.

  • Mozambique

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. 

  • Laos

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. 

  • Laos

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. 

  • Lebanon

Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries 29 May 2019

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.  

  • Palestine

Bangladesh: greater role for fathers in maternal support 24 May 2019

HI has supplied more than 800 men with information on how to be ‘responsible’ fathers in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

  • 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.

  • Colombia