HI teams are making changes to the way they work in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the field wherever possible. This includes reviewing their current response and implementing new projects to protect people from the virus and deal with the impact of the crisis, with a focus on persons with […]
Yemen has endured 5 years of devastating conflict leaving the country highly vulnerable to the risk of COVID-19 among other risks. Less than 50% of health facilities are functioning in Yemen while 19.7 million people are in need of healthcare.
In Syria, Yemen and many other places populations affected by conflicts live under the constant threat of bombing & shelling. They live in the fear of being killed, injured or losing their loved ones, unable to access basic services while vital civilian infrastructure have been reduced to rubbles and humanitarian access is not guaranteed.
102 pays ont fermé les établissements scolaires sur l’ensemble du territoire, affectant plus de 849,4 millions d’enfants et de jeunes (UNESCO) : telles sont aujourd’hui les conséquences du COVID-19 sur l’éducation.
Devant la situation humanitaire inacceptable créée à la frontière Turque, et en cohérence avec nos prises de position collectives précédentes au sujet de la gestion de la crise des migrants par l’Union Européenne dans un contexte de déplacements massifs liés aux conflits, HI s’est associée à de nombreuses organisations pour dénoncer cette situation humanitaire et […]
On 15 February, strikes on Al Jawf governorate in northern Yemen killed 31 civilians, and injured dozens. 11 aid organisations in Yemen are sharing a joint statement to express their concern.
As hostilities continue to escalate in northwest Syria, eight aid agencies are today making an urgent call for an immediate ceasefire as they warn that hundreds of thousands of people – the majority of them women and children – fleeing the unrelenting violence are caught in a humanitarian catastrophe.
Tomorrow 6 February, the Saudi cargo ship Bahri Yanbu, known to be transporting arms, is planned to arrive in Cherbourg (France), as part of a European tour that will see it calling at Sheerness (UK) and Genoa (Italy) before leaving for Egypt and Saudi Arabia, according to the shipowner. HI, along 17 NGOs, is urging […]