In Tchad, in Kou Kou and Goz Beida villages, near the border with Sudan, we help 127,000 internally displaced people.
Clashes erupted worsening a dramatic humanitarian crisisJan 20 2015
Once again fighting erupted in Yemen, a country already devastated by years of conflict. The peace agreement signed last year between the government and the Houti minority have been violated . Instability and insecurity are blooding the country, hardly affecting the population: 10.6 million peopl...
Jan 14 2015
A harsh and difficult winter is coming down over 3 million Syrian refugees. Heavy snowfalls, violent winds and sub-zero temperatures have invested in recent weeks Jordan, Libya, Syria, and Iraq.
Thousands of people, fleeing from Syria,...
Massimo Turato passed awayDec 8 2014
It is devastating to communicate that Massimo Turato has left us.
Massimo has been a friend of INTERSOS and a key collaborator of the organisation for many years. He has worked with us passionately in Burundi, Yemen, Chad, Somalia and recently in Mali where he had to interrupt...
Dec 4 2014
INTERSOS is pleased to announce the appointment of Kostas Moschochoritis to Director General.
Kostas Moschochoritis is an engineer, born in Patras in Greece, with a strong international experience in the humanitarian field. He worked in many complex cont...
Nov 25 2014
INTERSOS is pleased to announce the official approval of his status as observer within the International Organization for Migration (IOM), formalized today in Geneva, Switzerland, during the work of the 105th IOM Council.
This designation reinforces the ongoing operational coordinati...
Oct 27 2014
OVER 250 THOUSAND CHILD SOLDIERS IN THE WORLDINTERSOS LAUNCHES THE CAMPAIGN "THE CHOICE OF AMADI" TO GIVE BACK CHILDHOOD TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN CONFLICTS
Today it starts the INTERSOS campaign "The choice of Amadi". It narrates, through the story of a child soldie...
Oct 24 2014
Lucia Russo, INTERSOS operator, recently arrived in Central African Republic to oversee a health care project in Bozoum, in North-West of the Country. "Today the situation has been calm, no incidents have been reported", she says from Bangui, the capital.
Oct 20 2014
Mesoghios is the name of the INTERSOS project in Crotone, Calabria, and in Greek means "Mediterranean": the sea that links Italy to the African continent and the Middle East, the areas of humanitarian emergency where INTERSOS has been working for more than twenty years to provide aid an...
INTERSOS OPERATORS DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO 2,500 REFUGEESOct 13 2014
There are over 2,500 people who arrived in the last two weeks in the Gawila’s refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan to be safe from the fights that are destroying the city of Kobane. INTERSOS’s team is working in the camp to assist refugees distributing food aid.
NEW TOOLS AND NEW PROFESSIONAL PATHS TO ADDRESS CURRENT HUMANITARIAN CRISES. LAUNCHED THE INTERSOS RAPID DEPLOYMENT TEAMOct 7 2014
INTERSOS, Italian humanitarian organisation involved in assisting populations victims of conflicts and natural disasters, has decided to strengthen its staff by creating a rapid deployment team of operational support. The Rapid Deployment Team (RDT), internal unit composed by expert and q...
Sep 15 2014
It is with extreme sadness that we cry the loss of David Haines, an humanitarian operator, a colleague of ours that dedicated his life in bringing hope for a better world.
Intersos’ thoughts and condolences are with David’s family and his friends, to the ones who worked wit...
Aug 11 2014
The situation in Iraq at this time is even more critical, thousands of people are at the mercy of the vortex of violence and bloodsheds that are targeting the ethnic and religious minorities, after north and central Iraq have been military occupied by the jihadist group ISIS....
IRAQAug 7 2014
The tension is high in Iraq in the last hours, after the militias of the Islamic State (ISIS) have conquered many cities in the north-west of the country after heavy clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga troops. The attacks against the civilian population are causing hundreds of casualties, sect...
Jul 28 2014
In Sudan more than 1.9 million children doesn’t go to school, the 44% of them is living in Darfur.
The major cause of the low educational level is due to the chronic instability affecting the region: 10 years of conflict, drought and floods produced 4.3 million of int...
Jul 18 2014
Central African Republic: an escalation of violence, since December 2013, is forcing thousands of civilians to abandon everything and flee to safety.
Over 388,000 people left Central African Republic, seeking refuge in neighboring countries, such as Chad and Cameroon.
Jul 14 2014
On 7 May 2014, 26 agencies asked the world to remember Somalia, where 2.9 million people are living in crisis.
Agencies are now asking for action across eight sectors to save lives and avoid a relapse to the catastrophe of 2011.
We need to work now - over...
Jul 10 2014
For children living in conflict affected countries, education is not only a fundamental right, but it represents the only opportunity to have a better future and to find againnormalcy, after the trauma of violence and escape.
This is the case of South Sudan, where, in Dece...
Jun 30 2014
Mauritania, Mberra camp.
In this camp, more than 71,000 people sought refuge, when, in 2012, as consequence of the outbreak of clashes in northern Mali between government forces and separatist militias, that forced thousands of people to flee.Since then, t...
CIVILIANS ATTACKED IN A CAMP FOR DISPLACED PEOPLE IN SOUTH SUDAN, MANY VICTIMS ARE WOMEN AND CHILDREN.Apr 18 2014
A violent attack has been reported yesterday morning in Bor, in the state of Jonglei, against the civilian population inside the camp set up for displaced people.
A group of young gunmen yesterday morning raided the camp, opening fire on civilians. Victims are 48,...