Access to water, hygiene, sanitation… Key priorities during an outbreakPublished on 22 March 2020 | NewsPremière Urgence Internationale has a long record of supporting people across the world, in crisis and conflicts situations. The ongoing global outbreak of COVID-19 replaces all countries on an equal basis, and imposes to respect everywhere the same guidelines and measures. Especially in terms of hygiene, access to water, and sanitation. Echoing on the World Water Day, this Sunday 22th of March, let’s remind the essential bases.
Première Urgence Internationale provides shelter assistance to vulnerable families in LebanonPublished on 4 March 2020 | NewsIn response to the Syrian crisis, Première Urgence Internationale intervenes in Akkar, one of the most under-developed governorate of Lebanon and main host area for Syrian families. The NGO supports host and refugees populations by providing shelter assistance, to avoid risks of eviction and improve their housing conditions. Here are the stories of some families supported.
Yemen is witnessing another deadly outbreak of choleraPublished on 19 April 2019 | NewsThe humanitarian crisis in Yemen is the worst in the world, driven by conflict, economic collapse and the continuous breakdown of public services including the health care system. Cholera has always been endemic in Yemen; however, a serious outbreak of cholera stroke the country in October 2016, followed by a devastating worst second outbreak in April 2017. More recently, there has been a sharp increase as of March 2019, which could potentially be a third wave of the outbreak.