ALERT – Mines : A fourth consecutive year of exceptionally high casualties

ALERT – Mines : A fourth consecutive year of exceptionally high casualties

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2019 | No Comments

Published today, the Landmine Monitor 2019 reports a fourth consecutive year of exceptionally high casualties caused by landmines, particularly explosive remnants (ERW) and improvised mines.

ALERT – The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria

ALERT – The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria

Posted by: on Oct 18, 2019 | No Comments

The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation started on the 9 October.

ALERT – Military incursion  in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

ALERT – Military incursion in northeast Syria : vital to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian workers

Posted by: on Oct 10, 2019 | No Comments

After nearly a decade of nation-wide conflict, the Turkish incursion into northeast Syria reignites the cycle of violence, worry and uncertainty for people living in the area. HI is deeply concerned about how the military escalation will affect the civilian population.

ALERT – Bombing in populated areas: A majority of states now recognize the urgency to act

ALERT – Bombing in populated areas: A majority of states now recognize the urgency to act

Posted by: on Oct 3, 2019 | No Comments

133 states gathered for two days at the Vienna Conference “Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare”. A majority of attendants announced that they were ready to work on a political declaration.