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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05 May 2016 description

Between October 2015 and February 2016, Handicap International, with UNICEF's support, led a vast awareness-raising campaign in Ukrainian schools on the risks of landmines and explosive remnants of war near the front line where the Ukrainian army is fighting the pro-Russian militia. More than 5,600 children between ages 6 and 18 benefited from the program.

25 Apr 2016 description

On the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced that the UK will match public donations to a new appeal to help thousands of people living with disabilities to access rehabilitation services and get back into education and jobs.

23 Apr 2016 description

The April 16 earthquake that struck Ecuador now counts more than 580 dead and 7,000 injured. According to the UN, more than one million people out of a population of 16 million have been directly impacted.

Handicap International has mobilized a team of seven emergency specialists from six countries to support national and international aid efforts in the regions of Pedernales and Manabi. The organization will provide rehabilitation and psychosocial support to injured people and their families.

23 Apr 2016 description

One year after a devastating, 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, the threat from natural disasters continues to hang over Nepal. Handicap International is pressing for increased funding to help communities and local authorities prepare for future disasters.

“It is no longer possible to concentrate humanitarian assistance on emergency response alone,” notes Sarah Blin, director of Handicap International Nepal. “Disaster Risk Reduction, or DRR, is vital in a country that’s highly exposed to an unpredictable climate and earthquakes.”

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04 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 16 May 2016 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 ».

04 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 25 May 2016 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.

03 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 29 May 2016 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.

02 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 15 May 2016 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.

02 May 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 May 2016 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.