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10 Mar 2017 description
The government has reported severe damage, especially in Antahala, where they believe 80% of homes were destroyed as well as 100% of crops. Severe flooding has also affected the capital city, Antananarivo.
08 Mar 2017 description
Handicap International ensures strong representation of women in its demining teams – reflecting the high proportion of women in the Colombian population – and gives them “leadership” positions.
24 Feb 2017 description
Since early January, Handicap International destroyed more than 1000 explosives in Kirkuk and Diyala. Iraq is one of the most contaminated countries in the world after the decades of war.
28 Sep 2016 description
The new Handicap Int'l report identifies the large scale use of explosive weapons in populated areas as the most significant cause of the mass displacement of Syrians.
14 Aug 2016 description
12 aid agencies today called on the Saudi-led coalition to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace to allow humanitarian flights to resume. Over 14 million Yemenis are in need of food aid.
01 Aug 2016 description
August 1 marks the 6th anniversary of the Oslo Convention; however, cluster bombs were used in Libya, Syria, Sudan, Ukraine and Yemen - all non-signatory states - between July 2014 and July 2015.
20 Jun 2016 description
With the report *Syria, A Mutilated Future*, launched to mark World Refugee Day, Handicap International highlights the impact of explosive weapons on refugees and IDPs.
01 Jun 2016 description
GHL is a service and action oriented entity with a local and global reach benefiting the humanitarian sector and affected populations to facilitate the development of new or more efficient solutions to shared problems.
26 Feb 2016 description
"Clearance operations are essential to allow people to move back to their cities, homes and fields, but they can’t start until the hostilities have ended," Handicap International experts said.
21 Jan 2016 description
More than 120 humanitarian organizations and UN agencies urge the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians.
27 May 2015 description
This explosive pollution will make it impossible for people to reconstruct their lives, and prevents humanitarian organizations from operating safely and providing support to the vulnerable population.
12 May 2015 description
An analysis of more than 77,000 incidents collected between 2012 and 2015 by Handicap International shows that three-quarters of these incidents are taking place in populated areas.
02 Apr 2015 description
Ahead of Mine Awareness Day, Handicap International highlights that after covering the cost of post-accident medical care families often cannot afford to send their children to school.
12 Mar 2015 description
Despite three resolutions adopted last year that demanded action to secure protection for civilians, 21 agencies say that humanitarian access to large parts of Syria has diminished.
06 Mar 2015 description
Tens of thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict need orthopaedic fitting, a prosthesis and rehabilitation. Handicap International highlights the urgent need for immediate care to avoid permanent disabilities.