HI and partners have distributed aid to more than 3,500 people since October 7 in Gaza.
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.
HI teams arrived in the worst-affected areas to assess needs and support local health services following the earthquake in Nepal on November 3rd.
Both of Abderamane’s legs had to be amputated after a wound became infected. With the support of HI, and thanks to his own determination, he now has hope for the future.
- Central African Republic
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.
Gaza: a crisis within a crisis 25/10/23
Sharaf Al Faqawi and Haytham Abusabet, members of HI’s team in Gaza, describe their daily lives since the escalation of the conflict.
Earthquakes in Afghanistan: HI has helped over 900 people, but the needs are still important 25/10/23
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.
Gaza: Growing humanitarian needs 19/10/23
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.
HI underwater mine-clearance experts have cleared part of the Euphrates river and to allow a bridge that is important for the economy of Raqqa city to be rebuilt.
After a decade of conflict, mistrust is still prevalent in Central African communities. To recreate safe spaces, HI has been reaching out to these communities to organise collective activities.
- Central African Republic
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.
INGOs Joint Statement 14/10/23
Urgent plea to avert unprecedented humanitarian crisis amid looming Israeli land incursion into Gaza.
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 response in Gaza.
Following its decision in July to supply Ukraine with cluster munitions, the Biden Administration is this month sending a second consignment of these weapons, which are banned by the Oslo Convention.
Mohamed lives in Amizmiz, close to the epicentre of the earthquake that hit Morocco. A few weeks after the disaster, he talks about how solidarity is helping to meet the challenges of this crisis.