In Tchad, in Kou Kou and Goz Beida villages, near the border with Sudan, we help 127,000 internally displaced people.
Apr 2 2015
INTERSOS operates in many parts of the world connected with migrations: countries of origin, such as Afghanistan and sub-Saharan Africa region, and countries of transit, such as Sudan. In the Gulf of Aden, in Yemen, we assist Somali refugees, Ethiopians and Eritreans migrants.
Mar 27 2015
A rapid escalation of violence has invested Yemen in last days, many are victims and injured civilians, as consequence of the bombing over Sana'a and the violent armed clashes in Aden; the situation remains tense...
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 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 LRA. The girls had no choice, if they had reacted, they would have been killed on the spot. Justine and her sister became spoil...
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 Lebanon.
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 the conflict.
She lives in southern Lebanon, in Nabatiye. She should go to school, she would like to, but she can not. Zahina has to look after the house and take care of her daughter, she was born a year ago, after a difficult pregnancy that almost kille...
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 20 2015
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 than 2,600 people, living in tents for months, away from their homes. They were forced to abandon everything to escape, facing the thr...
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 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 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...