In Tchad, in Kou Kou and Goz Beida villages, near the border with Sudan, we help 127,000 internally displaced people.
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 meandering channel, when we travelled by air between Jowhar and Mogadishu last August. This green surface is pointed with villages and cities...
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
Jordan, November 2013At the beginning of November, the Open Days took place in the Child and Family Protective Places (CFPs) run b...
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 developing the Tripartite Agreement on Somali refugees in Kenya. The Tripartite Agreement is a first and important step towards finding durable sol...
The importance of education for a girl's lifeOct 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 may not have had the same opportunities in a traditional society that exerts enormous pressure on girls to marry young. But she is lucky: "My...
How to improve living conditions of people escaping Syrian warOct 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 living in the northern Governorate of Irbid, funded by the European Commission Directorate General for Humanitarian Office (ECHO).
As UN General Assembly begins, aid groups urge member states to prioritize humanitarian aidSep 23 2013
Millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet UN funding appeals, 14 humanitarian organizations warned today.
Working together to pretect women and children from violenceSep 12 2013
Across Somalia essential services, protection and justice for gender-based violence (GBV) are still very limited and do not guarantee security and safety for survivors. Displaced women and children, particularly from minority clans are particularly at risk of GBV, particularly...
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 from that threat.
For that reason, INTERSOS is implementing a community reintegration project in Shagofan cluster, aimed to realize a drai...
Aug 29 2013
INTERSOS projects for the defense and protection of Syrian children refugees in host communities in different cities of Jordan have officially started.
In collaboration with the local partner of INTERSOS in Jordan, JOHUD (Jordanian Hashemite F...
SOMALIA, GOOD NEWS, NEW HOPESAug 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 Hospital – INTERSOS. I am finally here. For me, it has been a very long ride, started more than 2 years ago, when I took the position of Health and N...
Humanitarian Action on Prime Time TVAug 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 communication experiment, we were well aware of the fact that we would be exposing ourselves to criticism and comment, provoking question...
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 take place from 3rd to 5th of July in Rome, in via Aniene 26/A at the INTERSOS Headquarters.
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 relocated from Pibor due to insecurity. It is reported that most of INTERSOS assets, including accommodation and communication equipment, have b...
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 last January, the number of Syrian refugees hosted in the camp of Za’atari has tripled, reaching now about one hundred thousand people. All th...
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’ Protection and Development - OSPAD) launched an information campaign on the issue of gender based vi...
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 Bula Shiekh village in Jowhar town. He is physically handicapped (right foot-bending). For his dedication to get education, Abdinasir walks roughly...
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 INTERSOS.
A violent attack of malaria caused the sudden deathNov 19 2012
INTERSOS mourns for Mohamed Habey Bolly, our local operator who died on November 17th after a severe attack of malaria in Mali.