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  • Feb 27 2015

    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 are scarce. Families get together to share housing, adults try to find little ways for incomes, single women are often forced into prostitution to fee...

  • Feb 9 2015

    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 Bor followed a morning visit in Ayod county, one of the most affected area by the current conflict in Jonglei State, where some 620,000 people are sti...

  • Clashes erupted worsening a dramatic humanitarian crisis
    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 and the Houti minority have been violated . Instability and insecurity are blooding the country, hardly affecting the population: 10.6 million people are facing food insecurity, malnutrition threatens the survival of 840,000 children under the age of five. In the country internally displaced 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, lost their houses and sought refuge in camps, in many cases informal ones, that lack facilities and basic services. This harsh winter is...

  • Massimo Turato passed away
    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 organisation for many years. He has worked with us passionately in Burundi, Yemen, Chad, Somalia and recently in Mali where he had to interrupt his work and begin therapies in hometown in Italy.
    Many among us worked with him, enjoyed his personality and learned immensely by his experienc...

  • 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 contexts including Armenia, Liberia, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Albania, Colombia, etc.; from 2007 to 2013 he was Director General of MSF Italy.

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  • 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 coordination between the two organizations in crisis response and humanitarian assistance, also constitutes an important mechanism for discussion and 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 soldier, the dramatic reality of millions of children involved in conflicts that denies children’s chance to create their own future.

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  • 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.

     "The transition period from President Catherine Samba Panza and the establishment of the UN force transition MINUSCA seemed peaceful until few weeks a...

  • 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.

     "The transition period from President Catherine Samba Panza and the establishment of the UN force transition MINUSCA seemed peaceful until few weeks a...