Handicap Intl.
Non-governmental Organization based in France

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission.

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14 Jan 2017 description

Sarmad is holding his infant son, Anas, in his arms. “I’m constantly afraid for him,” he admits. “I’m afraid what happened to me will happen to him.

"I was injured when a car packed with explosives plowed into a group," Sarmad explains. "Dozens of local people came to help us and then a suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of the crowd. It looked like the apocalypse. I was trapped under the rubble for an hour.

13 Jan 2017 description

“It’s been three months since Hurricane Matthew and Handicap International continues its work in Haiti despite a number of logistical complications, such as difficulties accessing people living in remote areas,” explains Hélène Robin, head of Handicap International’s emergency response.

12 Jan 2017 description

Recent violence in Myanmar has forced an estimated 20,000 Rohingyas–a Muslim minority–to flee into Myanmar. Although this new refugee influx has alarmed the international community, the awful situation of Rohingya refugees is not new at all.

25 Dec 2016 description

In Pakistan, more than 1 million people are internally displaced, meaning that many families with children are moving back and forth between their region of origin, IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps and host communities.

23 Dec 2016 description

The narrow streets of the commercial section of Mae La Refugee Camp are filled with children. Today, there is no school–for those who go to school, as an education is far from guaranteed in the camps–so the kids are trying to decide how they'll spend their day. Full of expectation, they look to So Eike, 10, who’s clearly the leader of the group. They hope he will come up with a brilliant idea.

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20 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 26 Jan 2017 Handicap International

NGO PRESENTATION

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

20 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 23 Jan 2017 Handicap International

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

20 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Mar 2017 Handicap International

Indignés face à l’injustice que vivent les personnes handicapées et les populations vulnérables, nous aspirons à un monde solidaire et inclusif, où toutes les différences nous enrichissent et où chacun peut « vivre debout ».

20 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 25 Jan 2017 Handicap International

Handicap International est constitué de 2 directions opérationnelles :

  • la Direction d’Action du Développement (DAD)
  • la Direction de l’Action Humanitaire (DAH) qui regroupe les opérations de réponse à l’urgence et d’action de lutte contre les mines.

La DAH met en œuvre actuellement des programmes dans plusieurs pays: RDC, Mali, Philippines, Népal, Ukraine, RCA et Yémen, Irak, Liban, Jordanie, Syrie, Turquie, Tchad, Lybie et Cambodge. Elle compte actuellement environ 150 expatriés et une équipe siège constituée d’une soixantaine de personnes.

20 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 27 Jan 2017 Handicap International

NGO PRESENTATION

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.