As INGOs working in Myanmar, we condemn the Myanmar military’s widespread use of deadly violence against civilians. We are deeply concerned that since 1 Feb 2021, 550 civilians have been killed, including 46 children. (1)
This Sunday, we will celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness. On this day, HI is alarmed by an exceptionally high and complex level of contamination, particularly explosive remnants of war (ERW) and improvised mines following current and recent conflicts.
Un rapport d’enquête de la Mission des Nations Unies au Mali (MINUSMA) publié le 30 mars fait état de 19 civils tués, et au moins huit autres blessés lors de frappes aériennes de la Force Barkhane le 3 janvier 2021 à Bounti, dans la région de Douentza au Mali.
On 29- 30 March, the fifth Brussels Conference on Syria, co-hosted by the European Union and the UN, brought together more than 50 countries and 30 international organisations. 37 organizations, including HI, released a statement in the wake of the event.
This year’s World Health Day sheds light on the need to “build a fairer, healthier world”. This issue could not be more relevant, as the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the already existing health inequities.
The 6-year long war in Yemen war has caused the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. The level of destruction of infrastructure by massive bombing and shelling in populated areas, as well as the contamination by explosive devices are enormous challenges to overcome.
10 years after the start of the conflict in Syria, the humanitarian crisis is only getting worse. Humanitarian needs are immense while access to people in need remains a major challenge.
35 of the leading aid agencies have joined together to warn of the suffering and increased, irreversible, damage if the growing humanitarian needs in Syria are not met and a political solution is not found. The 35 agencies have highlighted that a decade since the outset of the conflict, living conditions for many Syrians are […]
The online consultation round taking place from 3 to 5 March gathered around 200 participants from more than 60 states, 20 international and civil society organisations for a lively and controversial discussion.