FOCUS ON – Humanitarian evacuations

FOCUS ON – Humanitarian evacuations

Posted by: on Mar 21, 2017 | No Comments

Humanitarian evacuations have always been a complex operation used sparingly. However, in recent years, the intensity of certain conflicts contributed to a greater use of this measure. To this extent, the Global Protection Cluster, led by the UNHCR, has been attempting to draft and disseminate Minimum Standards… with limited success.

ALERT – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty

ALERT – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty

Posted by: on Mar 1, 2017 | No Comments

March 1st 2017 marks the 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty*. On this occasion, Handicap International is calling on States to end the use of these barbaric weapons.

ALERT – New advocacy publication: factsheets on the added value of rehabilitation

ALERT – New advocacy publication: factsheets on the added value of rehabilitation

Posted by: on Feb 6, 2017 | No Comments

Handicap International, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, the World Federation of Occupational Therapy are releasing today 7 factsheets on the added value of rehabilitation.

ALERT –  Handicap International publishes a policy paper on road safety

ALERT – Handicap International publishes a policy paper on road safety

Posted by: on Jan 25, 2017 | No Comments

Handicap International developed a policy paper based on its experience working closely with public authorities and civil society to improve the road safety sector in several countries.