Emergencies

Women and children are disproportionately affected by natural disaster and war - pregnant women face dangerous deliveries and, in unprotected refugee settlements, rape, trafficking and gender-based violence increase. IPPF delivers essential lifesaving services for women, men and children in times of crisis.

My Name is Dr Lama Mouakea. I am the Executive Director for the Syrian Family Planning Association . We are now in the fifth year since the start of unrest in Syria, the situation continues to worsen. With half million ...
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We still are in Aleppo. The situation is difficult. We are struggling to survive. People are coming here because they are not safe. Thousands have left East Aleppo in fear. It is cold. People walk long distances. There is so ...
14 December 2016, Tokyo - IPPF attended the World Assembly of Women (WAW!) 2016, which was held in Tokyo on 13-14 December, and made a case that Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is fundamental for women’s empowerment, and ...
Mention Nyala in South Darfur and red flags go up, alerts of a lawless place, a place of insecurity – a volatile place. But the less told story of the camps in Nyala - the story behind the headlines - ...
Another dangerous tropical cyclone has emerged in the Pacific Ocean. The Typhoon Haima hit the northern part of the Philippines and considering the strength of the storm this cyclone will have had a high humanitarian impact. Please make a donation ...
The most powerful storm to hit the Atlantic in 50 years has struck Haiti. The death toll continues to rise. More than 350,000 people are in need of emergency assistance including critical sexual and reproductive health services.

SPRINT partnerships

In each priority country, SPRINT partner ...
The SPRINT Initiative provides one of the most important aspects of humanitarian assistance that is often forgotten when disaster and conflicts strike. Ensuring access to essential life-saving SRH services for women, men and children in times of crises, a time ...
Dear friends, colleagues and partners, As September 19th, the date for United Nations Summit on Refugees and Migrants, approaches we can’t help but to continue to be overwhelmed by the rising number of refugees across the globe and their growing ...
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IPPF's SPRINT Initiative ensures access to essential life-saving sexual and reproductive health services in crisis and post-crisis situations. Through Australian DFAT funding our SPRINT Initiative has brought sexual and reproductive health to the humanitarian agenda and build regional capacity in ...