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 for which the river is the unique source of water. The Shabelle guarantees irrigation for the cultivations that provide food to hundreds of thousands...
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 by Intersos in cooperation with its local Jordanian partner, JOHUD, the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Development., in a project funded by the Emergency...
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 solutions for Somali refugees in the region.
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 parents understand the importance of education. It is good that they are supporting me in every way, so that I will be educated," she says.
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).
The intervention has started at the end of August, will be finalized by the end of March 2014 and will target the population living in 13 selected villages...
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 in the South Central region of the country which has been conflict-affected for over 20 years.
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 drain to prevent future floods.The project is located in western Region of Afghanistan in Herat province in Shagofan Cluster, where a high number of...
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 Fund for Human Development), INTERSOS staff was able to identify during the past months 12 centers, located in different villages across the co...
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 Nutrition Coordinator for Somalia and ended now, after more than four hours of a very hard and bumpy road surrounded by already flooded areas. I...