Latest emergency appeals
On February 6, 2023, two catastrophic earthquakes struck Turkey and northwest Syria, killing and injuring tens of thousands of people. HI teams are providing emergency assistance to people with disabilities and new injuries.
Middle East Earthquakes appeal
Since 14th June 2022, unprecedented rainfall and flooding in Pakistan has affected 116 of 160 districts, resulting in nearly 1,000 deaths and over 1,300 people injured. HI teams in Pakistan are preparing an immediate intervention in the regions of Nowshera and Charsadda.
Pakistan floods appeal
Since late February, intense heavy bombing has been devastating towns and cities in Ukraine, resulting in at least 11,862 civilian casualties - 5,110 killed and 6,752 injured. Tragically, at least 346 children have been killed and 547 injured. The actual figures are likely to be much higher and, as the violence continues, the numbers of innocent people killed and injured continues to rise.
Ukraine emergency appeal
Afghanistan is on the brink of becoming the worst humanitarian crisis on Earth. 95% of people don't have enough food, and 23 million people are heading towards starvation. Our team is providing desperately-needed emergency care, rehabilitation and psychological support, as well as educating vulnerable people about the risks from explosive weapons.
Afghanistan crisis appeal
The conflict in Yemen and the blockade imposed in November 2017 by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition are having a devastating impact on the population. The humanitarian needs are immense. Humanity & Inclusion has been providing rehabilitation care, psychological support and mobility aids since 2015. We work in eight hospitals and physical rehabilitation centers in Sanaa.
Humanity & Inclusion is supplying aid and rehabilitation care to injured people affected by the Syria crisis, including Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan who are surviving in extremely difficult conditions.
Other emergency responses
The humanitarian situation in Gaza is alarming. Our teams have been on the ground providing emergency rehabilitation care and psychological support to injured people.
Following a devastating cyclone season, our team in Madagascar provided vital emergency aid to vulnerable families, including hygiene and cooking kits.
On August 14, 2021, Haiti was hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. As the death toll continues to rise, many of the survivors are seriously injured and in need of urgent support. Hospitals are already overwhelmed by demand. From our early assessments, we are anticipating high numbers of people with severe injuries in need of emergency care, rehabilitation and psychological support.
As Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, HI teams are working to protect those most at risk: older people and with disabilities, people with chronic diseases, and families displaced from their homes by war. We are facing an unprecedented challenge - an emergency affecting not just one, but all of the 55 countries we work in.
Since August 2017, more than 905,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh. They are in desperate need of basic aid, psychosocial support, and rehabilitation care. HI has more than 200 staff on the ground, working to support the most vulnerable, including people with disabilities.
Since June 2018, more than 9,000 Rohingya have been affected by floods and landslides in Bangladesh. HI teams continue to assist affected populations in a challenging environment.
Since the beginning of 2014, 2.8 million people have fled fighting in the north and west of Iraq. More than 1 million traveled to Kurdistan. They join more than 248,000 Syrians seeking refuge there. In 2016, large numbers of Iraqi civilians have been forced to flee Mosul as a result of the conflict there. HI teams are working to ensure that vulnerable people can access care, medication, and the mobility aids they need, like wheelchairs or crutches.
On 15th March 2019, deadly cyclone Idai tore through Mozambique. More than 1,000 people were killed and thousands of injured people were left in urgent need of support. The huge storm destroyed vital infrastructure and widespread flooding displaced more than 100,000 people from their homes.
Humanity & Inclusion's teams on the ground mobilized to respond to the disaster. Our aim was to ensure that people with disabilities, older and vulnerable people have access to essential support that meets their specific need
Super typhoon Mangkhut claimed dozens of lives and affected more than 4 million people in the Philippines. HI teams are on the ground.
Democratic Republic of Congo
The unspeakable brutality of armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has left countless civilians with severe disabling injuries. HI works in North Kivu province, providing support to vulnerable people caught in the region’s conflicts and to victims of explosive remnants of war and armed violence.
South Sudan has been undergoing a political crisis since December 2013 which has resulted in fighting and massive population movements. The number of internally displaced people has reached 1.5 million and some 730,000 South Sudanese have fled to other countries. Humanity & Inclusion is working to ensure people with disabilities ca access aid, rehabilitation and psychosocial support services. We also support other humanitarian organizations to improve the inclusion of people with disabilities in their activities.
In April 2015 a massive earthquake struck Nepal near the capital Kathmandu. Already present in Nepal, our teams went to work immediately, providing rehabilitation and bringing wheelchairs, food, and other essentials to the victims.