ALERT – 35 Organizations Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen

ALERT – 35 Organizations Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen

Posted by: on Nov 12, 2018 | No Comments

As a result of the conflict and the blockade imposed 12 months ago, Yemen is facing an acute humanitarian crisis. HI, along with 34 other organisations are issuing a statement ahead of the International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen.

FEEDBACK – The challenge and promise of disability disaggregated data in humanitarian and developing settings

FEEDBACK – The challenge and promise of disability disaggregated data in humanitarian and developing settings

Posted by: on Oct 29, 2018 | No Comments

More and more development and humanitarian actors are now using the Washington Group Questions (WGQ) to collect data on persons with disabilities. The report  ‘Disability Data Collection: A summary review of the use of the Washington Group Questions by development and humanitarian actors’ presented at the 2018 World Humanitarian Forum on 22 October by Humanity & Inclusion (HI) and Leonard Cheshire (LC) presents how the WGQ have been used in development and humanitarian programming and the impact of using the methodology.

FOCUS ON –  New study on the inclusion of Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan & Lebanon

FOCUS ON – New study on the inclusion of Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan & Lebanon

Posted by: on Sep 20, 2018 | No Comments

More than 60% of the Syrian refugee households include a person with disability, and 1/5 of refugees in Lebanon and Jordan have a disability, according to a new study by HI and iMMAP*.

ALERT- Idleb, Syria: The risk of a humanitarian disaster

ALERT- Idleb, Syria: The risk of a humanitarian disaster

Posted by: on Sep 6, 2018 | No Comments

While a major military offensive on Idleb region is possibly under preparation, HI calls on parties to the conflict to spare civilians and allow full and unfettered humanitarian access.