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That work continues through various agencies, including Humanity and Inclusion (HI), the charity formerly known as Handicap International. For 35 years, HI has worked to clear mines and assist the vulnerable in conflict areas. It's one of the six founding associations of the International Campaign to Ban ...
29 March 2018 - Handicap International has finalised the construction of six accessible latrine blocks (composed of one latrine for women and one for men) in Jedaah 6 IDP camp, Ninewa Governorate. The latrines were designed in line with universal design standards so as to allow persons with functional ...

Disability rights advocate Jessica Cox, 35, was born in Tuscon, Arizona, without upper limbs due to a rare birth defect. However, she has defied all odds and holds two Guinness World Records; the first armless person in aviation history to become a certified pilot and the first person without arms in the ...
Concrete examples drawn from Handicap International's experience working in Iraq with persons with disabilities and vulnerable population groups further illustrate those challenges. The recommendations to the humanitarian community provided in this brief aim at improving the protection of persons with ...
... world in need of artificial limbs, and Handicap International develops prosthetics using 3D printing to accelerate access for thousands of war victims stuck in dangerous or inaccessible zones. This campaign cleverly takes something incredibly recognizable–the statues and artwork around Paris–and uses ...
In the IDP response, the main government counterpart is the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC). Implementing partners in 2018 are ADRA, UMCOR, Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Handicap International, Humanitarian Development Consortium, INTERSOS, International Rescue Committee, ...

100 million people around the world are waiting for prosthetic limbs so charity Handicap International is raising money to develop 3D printing for prosthesis to revolutionise the supply of such limbs. Paris agency Herezie has produced a campaign – #BodyCantWait – providing them for famous statues with ...
Handicap International also gave temporary prostheses to original statues in other locations in Paris, including the Jardin des Tuileries. The 18th-century sculpture “Alexandre Combattant” by Charles-Francois Leboeuf was fitted with a right forearm and a sword. Advocates placed another prosthetic arm on ...
The action was organized by the aid organization Handicap International as part of its campaign to boost awareness of the global need for prosthetics. The French nonprofit has developed a pilot program to produce 3D-printed limbs in a process that reduces manufacturing time while improving accessibility ...
French Charity Campaign Gives Venus de Milo Prosthetic Arms – The French charity Handicap International 3D printed two prosthetic arms for a Venus de Milo replica to raise awareness of how efficient the 3D-printing of limbs can be compared to traditional prosthetic devices, part of a campaign called ...
A Venus de Milo replica and other statues in Paris, France received 3D printed prosthetics as part of Handicap International's #BodyCantWait campaign. Handicap International, the French nonprofit organization, is using an unusual, yet effective method for raising awareness of the approximate 100 million ...
Visitors to the Louvre were greeted by the famous status replica at the Louvres-Rivoli metro station near the museum. According to Handicap International, it also fitted other limbless statues with 3D printed prosthetics around Paris, including the “Alexandre Combattant” statue found in the Tuilleries Garden ...
Xavier Ducrest (R), director France of Handicap International helps to symbolicly attach prosthetic arms to a replica of the Venus de Milo is displayed with during an action led by Handicap International to raise awareness on the thousands of amputees worldwide in need of a prosthesis, at the Louvre-Rivoli ...
A replica of the Venus de Milo with attached prosthetic arms during an action led by Handicap International at the Louvre-Rivoli metro station in Paris on 6 ... made by 3D printers for a campaign by Handicap International carried out in Paris on Tuesday as part of the organisations #bodycantwait campaign.
Visitors to the Louvre were greeted by the famous status replica at the Louvres-Rivoli metro station near the museum. According to Handicap International, it also fitted other limbless statues with 3D printed prosthetics around Paris, including the “Alexandre Combattant” statue found in the Tuilleries Garden ...
She has partially recovered the mobility thanks to hours of physiotherapy backed by the NGO Handicap International, financed by the EU Humanitarian Aid office. “The elbow is still having problems.” said physiotherapist Esther Lufuluabo. “There is a start of ankylose. Now Marie can flex and extend her wrist ...
This edition of the inclusion of age & disability in humanitarian action training course was jointly developed by the Age and Disability consortium, a group of seven agencies working to promote age and disability inclusive humanitarian assistance: CBM, DisasterReady.org, Handicap International, HelpAge ...

Humanity & Inclusion (which operates under the name Handicap International in the DRC) has completed its demining operations in the Tshopo, Ituri, Bas-Uele and Haut-Uele provinces of Democratic Republic of the Congo. From January 2016 to December 2017, HI and its local partner, Africa for ...
Implementing partners in 2018 are ADRA, UMCOR, Danish Refugee Council, Handicap International, Humanitarian Development Consortium, INTERSOS, International Rescue Committee, Nile Hope, UNV, Norwegian Refugee Council, AAHI, Hope Restoration, IsraAid and Women Development Group.
Following ongoing clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 8,000 people have left South Kivu and are taking refuge in south-western Burundi. Humanity & Inclusion (which works under the operating name “Handicap International” in Burundi) is on the ground, assisting the most ...
“There is no trust,” says Nan Moe Thidar Shwe, a local worker of Handicap International, an NGO. How could there be any? Ahead of the next round of peace talks (forever around the corner), the Burmese army has stepped up attacks on a Kachin armed group, which once also had a ceasefire. Shan rebels ...
In particular, my thanks to the co-chairs of the IASC Task Team: UNICEF, Handicap International (now renamed “Humanity and Inclusion”), and the International Disability Alliance. The generous backing of the Governments of Australia, Finland and Luxembourg made the team's work—and particularly its ...
Following ongoing clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 8,000 people have left South Kivu and are taking refuge in south-western Burundi. Humanity & Inclusion (which works under the operating name “Handicap International” in Burundi) is on the ground, assisting the most ...
He's an adviser for Handicap International, an aid organization that helps people with disabilities around the world and has been conducting a pilot study since 2016 involving 19 patients in three countries. As project leader, Canicave digitally supervised the fitting of prosthetic limbs in Syria. "The technology is particularly ...
At an event in Parliament co-hosted by Handicap International on Wednesday evening, Mordaunt — who is three months into the job — will announce that inclusion “will be a key theme” of the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in April. She will also reveal more details around the ...
Monrovia –The national advocacy group for Liberia's disabled persons—blind, wheelchair-mobile, crutches-enabled, and those who move on their hands and knees—is crying to the Government of George Manneh Weah for attention. Named National Union of Organizations of the Disabled (NUOD), the ...
The UK's Emergency Medical Team (EMT) is a collaboration between DFID, the NHS, Public Health England, UK Med – a register of NHS volunteers ready to deploy to emergencies, Handicap International and the UK Fire and Rescue Service. This is the first deployment of the EMT since it was verified by ...
Demining Colombia. By Najet Benrabaa. Released on 03-01-2018 Modified 08-01-2018 to 15:53. Demining Colombia. Handicap International is working with local people to clean the area of mines in Vista Hermosa village, Colombia. RFI/Sarah Nabli. Podcast · Download this edition ...
He added that the lower death toll in 2016 and 2017, after spikes in 2014 and 2015, could not be wholly attributed to the patchy implementation of the new Traffic Law and may not represent the true figure, as Handicap International no longer assisted the government with data collection as it had in the past.
BEAUBIEN: Aderito Ismael, who leads Handicap International's demining operation in Colombia, is originally from Mozambique. He spent nearly two decades deactivating explosives all over the world. He says the mines in Colombia are particularly complicated. ISMAEL: Most of the countries and most of ...
The study points to the use of explosive weapons in populated areas - a practice Handicap International (HI) vigorously campaigns against - and its devastating effects on civilians as the cause of these figures. Three-quarters of the people killed in the Syria conflict are civilians,[1] a fact reiterated in the ...
As part of a project aimed at the professional integration of people with disabilities, the Office of the Secretary of State (Gerald Oriol Jr.) for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities and Handicap International organized for the benefit of dozens of people disabled, two 2-day training sessions on job search ...
Since the outbreak of the civil war in South Sudan 4 years ago, on the 13th of December 2013, millions of South Sudanese have been and are still fleeing every day from brutal violence, extensive food insecurity and a lack of access to basic services. Handicap International is supporting civilians displaced ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) and Handicap International (HI) call attention to the needs of an estimated 3 million people in the Syrian Arab Republic living with injuries and disabilities, and call on the international community to scale up its support for their rehabilitation and reintegration into society ...
Many of us take the ban on landmines for granted nowadays that it may be hard to imagine just what a struggle it was to get the Ottawa Convention ratified. “It was totally utopian,” remembers Paul Vermeulen, of Handicap Internationalexternal link Switzerland. “Landmines were everywhere, all countries had ...
Belgian humanitarian NGO's, such as Caritas International, Handicap International or Oxfam are members of the Start Network and can therefore benefit from its funding. In 2017, the Start Fund has helped among others victims of humanitarian crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Mali and ...
She has partially recovered the mobility thanks to hours of physiotherapy backed by the NGO Handicap International, financed by the EU Humanitarian Aid office. “The elbow is still having problems.” said physiotherapist Esther Lufuluabo. “There is a start of ankylose. Now Marie can flex and extend her wrist ...
UKEMT is a collaboration between DFID, the NHS, Public Health England, UK Med - a register of NHS volunteers ready to deploy to emergencies, Handicap International and the UK Fire and Rescue Service. Lt General Romeo Dallaire says what is happening to the Rohingya in Myanmar is genocide.
The third on the list of “Good Samaritans” for NUOD is Handicap International (HI). The HI sponsored NUOD's participation in the Inclusive Education (IP) project organized by the Ministry of Education of Liberia. Twenty five (25) students with disabilities benefitted from the training. The HI did several things ...
Handicap International has expertise in this field and we work in coordination with our seven mobile teams, who have been travelling around ...
The IKEA Foundation will provide a grant to Handicap International, Save the Children, Special Olympics, Room to Read, UNICEF and War ...
Handicap International is a member of the SIRF, an INGO led regional forum set up in 2013 to give voice to international NGOs conducting ...
More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since 25 August from neighbouring Myanmar. Handicap International is implementing ...
Handicap International (HI) is providing him with physiotherapy care, to help him regain some of his mobility. “My father had a throat cancer, ...
“Once again, civilians are the first victims of the conflict," explains Florence Daunis, Director of Operations at Handicap International. "Since the ...
More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the end of August from neighboring Myanmar. Handicap International is stepping ...
“We're adapting our response to the evolution of the situation,” explains Handicap International's Head of Mission. Handicap International ...
As the number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh tops 500,000, Handicap International has expressed alarm at the plight of thousands of ...
Handicap International today published its new report 'Everywhere the bombing followed us'. Based on a survey of 205 Syrian refugees in ...
Zangeres Axelle Red is vrijdag officieel voorgesteld als de nieuwe ambassadrice van Handicap International. Ze zal de humanitaire ...


 

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