Today is the International Humanitarian Conference for the civilian population of Gaza, organized by France and 13 humanitarian, development and human rights organizations, reminding us of the urgent need for an immediate ceasefire to save human lives in Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.
HI teams arrived in the worst-affected areas to assess needs and support local health services following the earthquake on November 3rd.
HI publishes the report ‘Inclusive Humanitarian Action – Gaza’ on the need to strengthen inclusive humanitarian response in Gaza: Persons with disabilities are particularly affected by the devastating humanitarian crisis and face greater barriers to accessing humanitarian assistance than many others. HI, which specializes in supporting vulnerable people, including persons with disabilities, calls on humanitarian organizations and donors to adapt their activities to ensure that no person with disabilities is left behind in the Gaza Strip.
10 years ago, Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Yolanda) claimed the lives of some 10,000 people in the country's worst-ever natural disaster.
Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion and other organizations call for an Immediate Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Israel to Prevent a Humanitarian Catastrophe and Further Loss of Innocent Lives.
More than 74,000 people were affected by the powerful earthquakes that struck the province of Herat in early October. HI and its partners have been providing assistance to the victims.
HI rehabilitation specialist Reham Shaheen lives in the Gaza Strip. She talks to us about the situation and the threat posed to civilians by recent events.
Sharaf Al Faqawi and Haytham Abusabet, members of HI’s team in Gaza, describe their daily lives since the escalation of the conflict.
In response to the significant humanitarian emergency unfolding in Gaza, Humanity & Inclusion Canada and eleven leading Canadian aid agencies – working together as the Humanitarian Coalition – have launched the Gaza Humanitarian Emergency Appeal to raise funds to rush assistance to people in need.
For almost two weeks, our humanitarian organizations have watched, in dismay and helplessness, a terrible escalation of violence and terror in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Together, as a collective of neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organizations working toward the preservation of life and protection of civilian populations around the world, we are extremely concerned by the escalation of violence in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel, and the catastrophic repercussions this violence is having on innocent lives.
The attacks by Hamas and retaliation by Israel have a devastating impact on civilians. 1,400 people have lost their lives in Israel; more than 3,000 in Gaza.
Urgent plea to avert unprecedented humanitarian crisis amid looming Israeli land incursion into Gaza.
On 7 and 11 October, two 6.3 magnitude earthquakes hit Afghanistan’s Herat province. HI has been present in the country since 1987 and is now working alongside its partners to help the victims.
The recent attacks by Hamas and retaliation by Israel are having a devastating impact on civilians. At least 1,300 people have lost their lives in Israel, and 1,400 in Gaza. HI, present in Palestine since 1996, is preparing an emergency.