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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19 Sep 2016 description

The humanitarian principles — humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence — are under increased scrutiny and pressure. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to an increased understanding of the perceived and actual challenges humanitarians face in operational contexts as they apply the principles.

17 Sep 2016 description

Syria Cessation of Hostilities Welcome: Humanitarian Aid Desperately Needed

A statement from 101 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organisations on Syria's Cessation of Hostilities

This week's cessation of hostilities agreement negotiated by Russia and the US could be an important and welcome step forward for the future of Syria. Countless lives are saved each day this cessation holds.

16 Sep 2016 description
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On September 19th and 20th, world leaders gather at the United Nations (UN) for two major summits on the global refugee and migration crisis – the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants co-chaired by the Governments of Jordan and Ireland and the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees convened by President Obama.

09 Sep 2016 description

Every year around the world, more than 250,000 people suffer spinal cord injuries that can cause total or partial paralysis of the limbs and trunk.

31 Aug 2016 description

Handicap International has been working in Libya since 2011 after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Due to the country’s extreme instability, the organization relocated its regional headquarters to Tunisia in July 2014. However, Handicap International continues to operate inside Libya via mobile teams. Anne Barthès, who has been leading the mission since February 2016, recently took time to reflect on Handicap International's current work:

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Jobs

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23 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2016 Handicap International

1 Fiche signalétique de la mission:

Titre étude/recherche : Consultant international pour la rédaction de
la stratégie nationale de Réadaptation Physique
et à Base Communautaire en RDC
Durée de la mission : La durée maximale de la consultance est de
4 mois à compter de la date de signature du
contrat de la consultance
Lieu de la mission : Kinshasa, Nord-Kivu et le Kasaï- centre

2 Présentation du contexte

23 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 27 Sep 2016 Handicap International

Lieu de travail: Poste basé à Alger. Déplacements fréquents dans le pays notamment dans les wilayas d’Annaba, Khenchela, Bechar et Oran

Date de démarrage : 1er Octobre 2016

Durée du contrat : CDD de droit algérien de 15 mois

Présentation de l’organisation

21 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2016 Handicap International

NGO DESCRIPTION

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 organization 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.

21 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 07 Oct 2016 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 organization 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.

16 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2016 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.