In Tchad, in Kou Kou and Goz Beida villages, near the border with Sudan, we help 127,000 internally displaced people.
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 hope for a better world.
Intersos’ thoughts and condolences are with David’s family and his friends, to the ones who worked with him and ACTED.
We would like to say that we are all part of David’s family in this shocking moment.
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 are targeting the ethnic and religious minorities, after north and central Iraq have been military occupied by the jihadist group ISIS. INTERSOS operators in Erbil are working to ensure the necessary assistance to the tens of thousands of displaced people arriving.
IRAQAug 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 country after heavy clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga troops. The attacks against the civilian population are causing hundreds of casualties, sectarian violence is coming down on ethnic minorities in the country: 500 Yazidis people were massacred in the assault on the town of Sinjar....
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 is due to the chronic instability affecting the region: 10 years of conflict, drought and floods produced 4.3 million of internally displaced people (IDPs), half of which is represented by children and adolescents.
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.
Over 388,000 people left Central African Republic, seeking refuge in neighboring countries, such as Chad and Cameroon.
There are 535,000 internally displaced people, 110,000 only in Bangui, the capital.Thousands of Muslim families fled to the north of the country to save t...
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 action across eight sectors to save lives and avoid a relapse to the catastrophe of 2011.
We need to work now - over the next 3-6 weeks - to address the most critical needs. But more than this, we need consistent support in the next 3-6 months and beyond.
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 better future and to find againnormalcy, after the trauma of violence and escape.
This is the case of South Sudan, where, in December 2013, a bloody internal conflict erupted, affecting thousand of people.
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 Mali between government forces and separatist militias, that forced thousands of people to flee.Since then, the camp hosts thousands of Malian families living here, facing daily drought and hunger.
In Mberra camp, INTERSOS staff...
ITALYJun 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 order to upgrade the existing depot.
#timetoactJun 12 2014
Sexual violence destroys lives and damage communities.