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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21 Jun 2017 description
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Mental Health and Social Inclusion

In and long after emergencies people face a wide range of mental health difficulties (1). In this issue of our quarterly Equal Access Monitor (EAM), we are tackling the struggle of persons with psychosocial disability (people with long term impairment) * and psychosocial distress (personal distress) to gain access to mental health and psychosocial services in emergency contexts.

20 Jun 2017 description

We the undersigned organisations welcome the action taken by the UN Security Council on 15 June 2017 on the situation in Yemen through its release of a Presidential Statement. This is a critical step towards addressing the ongoing humanitarian crisis, protection of civilians and breaking the deadlock in political negotiations. However, more must be done.  

14 Jun 2017 description

29 Mai 2017

“Davantage de violences sexuelles contre les femmes, le recrutement d'enfants-soldats, pas d'accès aux soins de réadaptation pour les blessés..." La crise humanitaire au Kasaï est particulièrement inquiétante pour notre directeur de programme sur place. Handicap International a envoyé une ééquipe d'intervention d'urgence.


14 Jun 2017 description

15 Mai 2017

Depuis août 2016, la violence fait rage dans la région du Kasaï, faisant plusieurs centaines de mort, des milliers de blessés et jetant plus d'un million de personnes sur les routes. Handicap International vient en aide aux victimes d'une crise humanitaire qui ne mobilise pas une attention suffisante.

14 Jun 2017 description

The region of Grand Kasaï in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the scene of intense violence in recent months. The resulting humanitarian crisis has affected more than two million people. Handicap International’s teams, present in Kananga since 2015, are working to assist the most vulnerable people.

Violence in Grand Kasaï, a region in the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has killed hundreds of people, injured thousands more and displaced over one million people since August 2016.

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23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 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 ».

23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 2017 Handicap International


23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Jun 2017 Handicap International


23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Jul 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.