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May 12 2015
The syrian crisis is already in its fifth year. Labelled as the worst crisis of the century, it has been characterised by an unprecedented scale of...
May 8 2015
It's landed today the first cargo plane of urgent relief items donated by DGCS - Italian MoFA to AGIRE, the italian committee for emergency...
Apr 28 2015
On April 25 an earthquake of 7,9 magnitude struck Nepal: the epicentre was on the way between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara....
Apr 27 2015
Now exist www.hotels4childrenaid.com!  This is the first hotel booking website whereby you can help and support no profit organization just...
Apr 2 2015
Read and download the full report   INTERSOS operates in many parts of the world connected with migrations: countries of origin, such as...
Mar 27 2015
More than 15 million people are at risk: INTERSOS is in the country to ensure water, food and emergency kits to the conflict-affected population....
Mar 25 2015
Justine was only 11 years old when she was kidnapped by gunmen near her village in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was a day like any other for...
Mar 18 2015
We conducted special activities for International women’s day on the 8th of March 2015 with Syrian women and children hosted in our centres in...
Mar 6 2015
Zahina is 14 years old. She’s Syrian, but she lives in Lebanon. She’s is one of the million Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon to escape...
Feb 27 2015
Basateen is an area of Aden, where many refugee families, arriving from Somalia, are concentrated: people fleeing instability and poverty, gripping...
Feb 20 2015
Since January 2014,  2.2 million people in Iraq  left everything to save themselves from the conflict.   Over 200,000 displaced...
Feb 9 2015
Yesterday the UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mrs. Valerie Amos, has visited the capital of...
Jan 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...
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...
Dec 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...
Dec 4 2014
INTERSOS is pleased to announce the appointment of Kostas Moschochoritis to Director General.  Kostas Moschochoritis is an engineer, born in...
Nov 25 2014
INTERSOS is pleased to announce the official approval of his status as observer within the International Organization for Migration (IOM), formalized...
Oct 27 2014
OVER 250 THOUSAND CHILD SOLDIERS IN THE WORLDINTERSOS LAUNCHES THE CAMPAIGN "THE CHOICE OF AMADI" TO GIVE BACK CHILDHOOD TO CHILDREN...
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...
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...
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...
Oct 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...
Oct 7 2014
INTERSOS, Italian humanitarian organisation involved in assisting populations victims of conflicts and natural disasters, has decided to strengthen...
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...
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...
Aug 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Jun 19 2014
Yesterday the 17th June 2014,the new 150.000 sqm area of UNHRD Hub managed by the World Food Programme was opened in San Vito dei Normanni,  in...
Jun 12 2014
Sexual violence destroys lives and damage communities. 
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...
Apr 7 2014
There are no security concerns from Mogadishu to Warsheykh albeit fears of conflict breakout. The residents of the area, catapulted in fear from...
Feb 24 2014
In response to the urgent needs of Syrians seeking refuge in host communities, INTERSOS Jordan is delivering a Shelter and Protection project across...
Feb 20 2014
Yesterday an INTERSOS staff member, working on Syrian children protection project in Lebanon, was injured in a multiple suicide attack occurred...
Feb 19 2014
We are in Central African Republic because a serious humanitarian crisis affects  more than 2.5 million people.  Our emergency staff is in...
Jan 25 2014
Juba, South Sudan, 25th January 2014  Fifty-five major humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in South Sudan have expressed their...
Jan 20 2014
35 member aid group calls for a peaceful solution to the Syria conflict  
Jan 20 2014
Since clashes erupted in December 2013, the humanitarian situation in South Sudan has worsened dramatically, according to INTERSOS, one of the...
Jan 8 2014
Jan. 06 – Tacloban, Philippines.  January 6 was a day for children to celebrate their chance to get back to learning after the devastating...
Dec 23 2013
A week after the outbreak of armed clashes in South Sudan INTERSOS continues to distribute basic necessities as blankets, jerry cans, mosquito nets,...
Dec 19 2013
The armed clashes started on December 15h in the Capital Juba, still ongoing in other towns, involve civilians and are deteriorating the already...
Dec 19 2013
The ITCPM International Commentary- Somalia Issue- December 2013 While being denied or granted only limited access in most of the country...
Dec 17 2013
International  aid agencies working in six countries to help people affected by the Syrian crisis today calls on the international...
Dec 6 2013
The Shabelle River area looks like a green belt in a country that is otherwise very dry. We remember watching it flows peacefully following its...
Nov 14 2013
OPEN DAYS IN THE CHILD AND FAMILY PROTECTIVE PLACES CELEBRATE THE BEGINNING OF THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY THE SYRIAN CRISIS...
Nov 13 2013
NGOs engaged in the search for durable solutions for Somali refugees in Kenya, congratulate the governments of Somalia and Kenya, and UNHCR for...
Oct 25 2013
Young, bright-eyed and eager to take on the world: meet Tagwa Berdradine Al-Hum, a refugee in Gendrassa Camp, Maban County.Back home, the 16-year-old...
Oct 4 2013
INTERSOS mission in Jordan is currently implementing the start up phases of a project in support of Syrians refugees and Jordan vulnerable families...
Sep 23 2013
Millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country are without sufficient food, shelter and...
Sep 12 2013
Across Somalia essential services, protection and justice for gender-based violence (GBV) are still very limited and do not guarantee security and...
Sep 3 2013
Afghanistan, Shagofan. Rain will arrive in a while and it will bring flood risk for the population in the village. A drain can protect the village...
Aug 29 2013
INTERSOS projects for the defense and protection of Syrian children refugees in host communities in different cities of Jordan have officially...
Aug 22 2013
Writing is a bit faded and damaged by the time, but still very clearly legible for all too see: Ospedale Regionale di Jowhar -Jowhar Regional...
Aug 5 2013
Current reactions to the first pieces of information published about a new tv program do not surprise us. When we decided to take part in this...
Jun 25 2013
“Every Child has the right to future”, was the message from the children of Jamam and Gendrassa refugee camps where INTERSOS implements...
Jun 20 2013
Working in Emergencies: The Sphere Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response is a 3 day course aimed at humanitarian professionals. The course will...
May 14 2013
On 11th and 12th of May INTERSOS compound in Pibor, Jonglei State, has been looted by armed group. The incident happened after INTERSOS staff was...
Mar 6 2013
Every morning INTERSOS staff reaches the Syrian refugee camp of Za’atari, in the Governorate of Mafraq, not far from the Syrian border. During...
Feb 25 2013
INTERSOS in the framework of GBV prevention and response programme in Mogadishu, in partnership with one local NGOs OSPAD (Organization for Somalis...
Jan 24 2013
We are pleased to share with you the Intersos Strategic Plan for the period 2013-2015.
Jan 9 2013
Abdinasir Mohamed Aday 19 years of age had originally come from Adale location Jowhar district in middle Shabelle Somalia. He is currently living at...
Dec 20 2012
To all our staff, deployed on the field in the world, a sincere wish of happy holidays and a really, peaceful new year!
Dec 2 2012
It has been signed an institutional agreement of collaboration between the George Warren Brown School of Social Work St. Louis, Missouri, USA and...
Nov 19 2012
INTERSOS mourns for Mohamed Habey Bolly, our local operator who died on November 17th after a severe attack of malaria in Mali.
Nov 12 2012
INTERSOS weekly Early Warning System for AWD and Cholera has detected a sudden increase in AWD weekly prevalence in the area of Burey/ Maka-...
Oct 30 2012
At the phone Davide Berruti, Head of Mission in Jordan, describes the daily work in the refugee camp of Za'atri in northern Jordan.
Oct 1 2012
Mberra camp, in Mauritania,  became the new home for thousands of children: with their families, they left  everything behind to escape...
Sep 14 2012
On the 4th September in the afternoon, there were heavy rains and the camp was flooded. Immediately the news reached the Bassikounou Base, the Team...
Sep 13 2012
Strange that a place off the fringes of the southern suburbs of the Afghan capital Kabul, had become the fuel for renewed intercommunity fighting....
Aug 30 2012
Intersos is operative in Za'atri camp, in Jordan, near the Syrian border. The stories of the 20,000 who now live in the camp are all dramatic....
Aug 14 2012
In Za'atri camp are very intense the operations for helping Syrian refugees that continue to arrive in Jordan.
Aug 2 2012
Over the length of its presence in Herat, INTERSOS has been involved in various types of vocational training targeting diverse groups of vulnerable...
Jul 11 2012
Malakal, South Sudan. The Way Station in Malakal is a transit station were returnees from Khartoum, Sudan spend a couple of days before moving along...
Jul 5 2012
Mogadishu, Somalia.  In the frame of a desperate humanitarian crisis, one of the key elements is adequate training for the staff deployed in the...
Jun 26 2012
The African Child World Day was also celebrated by Intersos in DR of Congo with the inauguration of the Espace Amis des Enfants, a site for all the...
Jun 25 2012
In Baidoa, located in the Bay Region of Somalia, out of the 80,000 children in the need of schooling in the area, barely 13% are receiving education...
Jun 21 2012
We would like to surprise you with special effects, but unfortunately we are not anything special in the telling of the hardships that over 6 months...
Jun 19 2012
'Young widows are seeking protection; they are fleeing from violence in Mali along with their children. However sexual abuse and threats are...
Jun 11 2012
INTERSOS, the emergency humanitarian aid organization, and Auser, the Italian retired national association join forces to provide aid to those...
May 31 2012
3,300 thousand children have started school lessons in the refuge camp of M’bera. The refuge population of Mali, allocated in Mauritania, has...
May 24 2012
 There are over 1,500 people that have decided to return to their land of origin in the south-center region of Somalia; Intersos has been...
May 22 2012
Sana'a. An attack took place yesterday during a militray parade rehearsal that was supposed to held during the anniversary of the unification of...
May 18 2012
INTERSOS WASH team, based in Urum, Habila, West Darfur, is made up of Tabata, Khaled and Murtada.
May 9 2012
Thousands of separated Somali families needs support reunification. Over a million and half internally displaced persons 700.000 refugees...
May 8 2012
Starting from the declaration of independence of South Sudan from the North of the last July, the crisis in South Sudan doesn’t stop: there are...
May 2 2012
“About 200 IDPs, that INTERSOS is supporting within the projects of micro-farms, celebrate the Labor Day for the first time” says Marco...
Apr 16 2012
12.000 IDPs and refugees have gone back to West and Central Darfur in the last year and a half. A growing number that brings life back in those...
Apr 6 2012
“My name is Hama (a made up name), I come from the tribe of Kel Tinakawat Sharif. I was born in 1966 in Timbuktu, where I attended shool...
Mar 30 2012
Armed clashes broken out on Monday the 26th on the border, between Sudan's government forces and troops ...
Mar 26 2012
Janette –a made up name- is a 14 year old girl, who lives with her grandmother in Doruma, in the Zigbi district which is mostly populated by...
Mar 20 2012
We are providing aid in the city of Fassala. From Mali, about 36,000 people are crossing the border to flee the battles between government forces and...
Mar 9 2012
Somali NGOs and international NGOs working in Somalia wish to reiterate their concerns about the international community’s failure to depart...
Mar 9 2012
As we have already mentioned – INTERSOS supports 12 micro-farms for the production of vegetables and honey in a  semi-arid area of Somalia...
Mar 8 2012
As of the beginning of 2012 women victims of human trafficking, who are able to reach the different centers of assistance – known as Drop in...
Mar 7 2012
Recently INTERSOS was in Ginevra for the annual meeting of the Global Protection Cluster, organised by the UNHCR, with UN agencies, NGOs, Inter-...
Feb 22 2012
INTERSOS is working on his rescue action on two levels: by distributing food in the most vulnerable areas of the Herat district and by releasing...
Feb 19 2012
INTERSOS has been involved for three years in Sudan, in the west Darfur region, working on the peace processes, through the UN program DSPSF (Darfur...
Feb 17 2012
In 2010-11 the US State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migrationfunded research by the Feinstein International Center to...
Feb 1 2012
Six million people in Niger, 2,9 million in Mali, 700.000 in Mauritania, are affecting the consequences of the ongoing drought in Sahel. In Tchad and...
Dec 9 2011
The population of Western Equatoria State in South Sudan has been severely affected by the rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army who have been...
Nov 14 2011
In South Sudan, in Ezo town,Tambura and Yambo, INTERSOS staff is now engaged in providing sanitation facilities for vulnerable individuals, with...
Nov 9 2011
The successful launch of 4 honey farms is the highlight of INTERSOS Somalia this October. Through an agreement with the local host community, local...
Nov 2 2011
Somalia has been without central government since 1991. The social institutions collapsed and the rate of unemployment stands the highest point. The...
Sep 29 2011
Somalia has been without central government since 1991. The humanitarian situation remained pathetic and horrible and in particular the youth were...
Aug 16 2011
30 new latrines and 12 new classes for 600 children of El-Irfid. This the result of our day. A team of INTERSOS-Somalia has formalized with the local...
Jul 29 2011
Immediate relief is needed for people fleeing the areas affected by drought and war in Somalia. INTERSOS emergency response staff have been...
Jul 27 2011
EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR JOINT ACTION: TEXT 45500  YOU CAN DONATE 2 EURO send an SMS from MOBILE TIM, VODAFONE, COOPVOCE, OR CALL FROM ITALY AND...
Jul 4 2011
A train carrying 2,800 refugees last Thursday returning from northern Sudan was atta
Jul 1 2011
Improving interventions for the protection of refugees and IDPs; ensuring effective coordination on the ground; facing the emerging issues in the...
Jun 20 2011
On 20th of June, it was celebrated all over the world the International Refugee Day 2011.
Jun 13 2011
Escaping from their country to war, leaving behind hunger, violence, death and despair, and looking for an alternative to the nightmare. This leads...
Jun 7 2011
It’s a memorable moment for us. The associates' Assembly of INTERSOS entrusted a new mandate to the person who will take the lead and the...
May 13 2011
2.4 million Somalis, almost a third of the country’s population, are currently living in crisis due to one of the worst droughts in recent...
May 3 2011
148 traditional houses have been delivered to 148 families of
Apr 5 2011
INTERSOS is profoundly saddened for the  United Nations plane crash yesterday in Kinshasa. 32 persons, colleagues from NGOs, UN Agencies and UN...
Mar 24 2011
The creation of the Regional Mixed Migration Segretariat (RMMS) in the Horn of Africa and Yemen  is the main result of the two days in Djibouti...
Feb 17 2011
Intersos operation in floods affected areas of Pakistan are continuing in coordination with UNHCR.
Feb 15 2011
Operations for reintegration of Mauritani returnees from Senegal will continue this year with a joint programme signed by Intersos and UNHCR. The...
Feb 7 2011
"We need trucks for water transportation to most remote areas, it's needed to clean up polluted wells and to reopen dry ones. Food is needed...
Jan 14 2011
From 17th to 29th January 2011, Wofak Center in Kayole will host ‘Musicalmente’, a project within the framework of an international...
Jun 2 2010
Spring is the season of floods in Afghanistan, and this year strong rains during the first half of May resulted in enormous damage: 120 people died...
INTERSOS is sincerely happy for the news that two danish aid workers, from DDG-DRC, kidnapped in Somalia have been rescued.

Focus

  • May 12 2015
    In: News

    The syrian crisis is already in its fifth year. Labelled as the worst crisis of the century, it has been characterised by an unprecedented scale of destruction and extreme levels of suffering. The conflict keep going and the humanitarian...

  • May 8 2015
    In: News

    It's landed today the first cargo plane of urgent relief items donated by DGCS - Italian MoFA to AGIRE, the italian committee for emergency response. Intersos is responsible of this logistic operation and of the immediate distribution in the field.It's now urgent to reach areas far from t...

  • Apr 28 2015
    In: News

    On April 25 an earthquake of 7,9 magnitude struck Nepal: the epicentre was on the way between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.

    Officially the victims, at the moment, are over 5.000, but the number unfortunately will probably grow up. Thousand of people are displaced now, they...

  • Apr 27 2015
    In: News

    Now exist www.hotels4childrenaid.com
    This is the first hotel booking website whereby you can help and support no profit organization just booking your next vacation spot.

     That initiative land on the online...

  • Apr 2 2015
    In: News

    Read and download the full report

      INTERSOS operates in many parts of the world connected with migrations: countries of origin, such as Afghanistan and sub-Saharan Africa region, and coun...

  • Mar 25 2015
    In: News

    Justine was only 11 years old when she was kidnapped by gunmen near her village in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was a day like any other for the little girl and her sisters who had gone fishing in a stream near their house when they were attacked by armed militias of the...

  • Mar 18 2015
    In: News

    We conducted special activities for International women’s day on the 8th of March 2015 with Syrian women and children hosted in our centres in Lebanon. 

  • Mar 6 2015
    In: News

    Zahina is 14 years old. She’s Syrian, but she lives in Lebanon. She’s is one of the million Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon to escape the conflict.

      She lives in southern Lebanon, in Nabatiye. She should go to school, she would like to, but she can not...

  • Feb 27 2015
    In: News

    Basateen is an area of Aden, where many refugee families, arriving from Somalia, are concentrated: people fleeing instability and poverty, gripping Somalia, to seek security in Yemen.

      However, life for these refugee families is not easy even in Aden, where resources to survive...

  • Feb 20 2015
    In: News

    Since January 2014,  2.2 million people in Iraq  left everything to save themselves from the conflict.

      Over 200,000 displaced people have found refuge in Iraqi Kurdistan. Baharka is the largest camp for displaced people in Erbil: home for more...

  • Feb 9 2015
    In: News

    Yesterday the UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mrs. Valerie Amos, has visited the capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan, Bor, together with the Humanitarian Coordinator, Toby Lanzer and other UN top officials.

     The brief visit to...

  • Clashes erupted worsening a dramatic humanitarian crisis
    Jan 20 2015
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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 away
    Dec 8 2014
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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
    In: News

    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...

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