Hurricane Iota, which made landfall in Central America on 17 November, caused considerable damage in the region - just two weeks after it was hit by another major hurricane. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) will send a team to Honduras at the earliest opportunity to assess the situation.
A Category 4 hurricane hit the coasts of Nicaragua and northern Honduras on Monday night, with potentially disastrous consequences for the populations of both countries. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is particularly concerned about the threat to the most vulnerable people.
Many children with disabilities have never been to school. Here are some examples of how Humanity & inclusion (HI) works to include children with visual and hearing impairments in primary schools.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has today published a report on the difficulties children with disabilities face in accessing education in the world’s poorest countries. Valentina Pomatto, Inclusion Advocacy Officer for HI, explains the obstacles to inclusive education.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) team is preparing to travel to the areas worst affected by Typhoon Goni, which made landfall in the eastern Philippines on 1 November.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has adapted its activities to the Covid-19 epidemic in Nepal, where more than 164,000 people have been contaminated by the virus.
In Uganda, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has adapted 3D printing technology used for physical rehabilitation to produce protective face visors for health professionals on the front line
As part of its response to the Covid-19 crisis, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is providing support to Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, where one million people have been infected the virus. The impact of the epidemic has been dramatic.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) responds to humanitarian needs following the explosion on 4 August in Lebanon.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is assessing the humanitarian needs of people affected by the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan that has led to massive population displacement.
HI's teams are still working to inform and help people affected by the COVID-19 crisis in many countries around the world.
The European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid was launched in 2020. Each prize is awarded to an initiative that addresses major challenges in the field of humanitarian aid. The prizes are proposed into five categories: shelter and related assistance; water, hygiene, and sanitation; energy; health and medical care; and other humanitarian assistance (open category).
On 24 September, the European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid honoured Humanity & Inclusion (HI) with two awards. On that occasion, HI recounts its 38 years of innovation from 1982 to 2020.
While the global pandemic has exacerbated the human suffering caused by bombing in populated areas, it has halted the international negotiations for the adoption of a political declaration on the issue. States gathered online at the discussion "Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare" on September 7 to keep the momentum and revive the diplomatic process.
Xavier Depreytere, head of innovation projects at Humanity & Inclusion (HI), explains why the drone demining project launched by HI in 2018 is a world first.