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  • 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...

  • Oct 20 2014

    Mesoghios is the name of the INTERSOS project in Crotone, Calabria, and in Greek means "Mediterranean": the sea that links Italy to the African continent and the Middle East, the areas of humanitarian emergency where INTERSOS has been working for more than twenty years to provide aid and assistance to the most vulnerable people.
     Mesoghios is a medical clinic that provides health and social care services to migrants, asylu...

  • INTERSOS OPERATORS DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO 2,500 REFUGEES
    Oct 13 2014

     There are over 2,500 people who arrived in the last two weeks in the Gawila’s refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan to be safe from the fights that are destroying the city of Kobane. INTERSOS’s team is working in the camp to assist refugees distributing food aid.