ALERT – Deir Ezzor, Syria: “The fighting may be over but the danger is still present”

ALERT – Deir Ezzor, Syria: “The fighting may be over but the danger is still present”

Posted by: on Dec 22, 2017 | No Comments

On 3 November 2017, the armed forces took back control of the town of Deir Ezzor in Syria.The fighting inside and surrounding the city lasted several months, creating numerous civilian victims and displacing over 300,000 people. HI is gravely concerned about the situation in the field.

ALERT – Statement by the humanitarian community on the blockade in Yemen

ALERT – Statement by the humanitarian community on the blockade in Yemen

Posted by: on Nov 17, 2017 | No Comments

Handicap International joins its voice to other actors of the humanitarian community to call for safe and unrestricted access to humanitarian aid in Yemen.

FEEDBACK: Launch of the new report ‘Everywhere the bombing followed us” in New York

FEEDBACK: Launch of the new report ‘Everywhere the bombing followed us” in New York

Posted by: on Oct 29, 2017 | No Comments

October is the month when the UN general Assembly holds its First Committee on Disarmament and International Security session in New York: an important venue for advocating on issues related to disarmament.

ALERT – Raqqa: “The humanitarian situation is critical and the risks enormous”

ALERT – Raqqa: “The humanitarian situation is critical and the risks enormous”

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2017 | No Comments

The city of Raqqa, in Syria, was recaptured by military forces* on 17 October 2017. Five months of fighting have caused a high number of civilian casualties and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.