ALERT – Yemen: starving beneath the bombs

ALERT – Yemen: starving beneath the bombs

Posted by: on Apr 25, 2017 | No Comments

Today, 25th of April, a Donor Conference on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen opens in Geneva, chaired by the United Nations General Secretary, Antonio Guterres. Handicap International is cosigning an opinion editorial on Lemonde.fr with Médecins du Monde, Action Contre la Faim, Première Urgence Internationale and Care.

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 – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

Posted by: on Mar 15, 2017 | No Comments

March 15th marks the sixth anniversary of the Syrian crisis. Since 2011, more than 300,000 Syrians have died and one million have been injured. Close to 5 million people have fled the country and 6.5 million have been internally displaced.

ALERT – Handicap International joins 160 NGOs to call on EU to lead by values in migration response

ALERT – Handicap International joins 160 NGOs to call on EU to lead by values in migration response

Posted by: on Mar 8, 2017 | No Comments

Ahead of this week’s Summit, 160 NGOs signed a joint statement to remind EU leaders of their commitments to European values and call them to uphold them in the response to migration.