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.

The SPRINT Initiative provides one of the most important aspects of humanitarian assistance that is often forgotten when disaster and conflicts strike: access to essential life-saving sexual and reproductive health services. We build capacity of humanitarian workers to deliver essential ...
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 ...
IPPF is providing humanitarian assistance in escalated armed conflict-affected areas until November. We will help 15,000 people across 25 affected villages, particularly women and girls.
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SPRINT is working in six countries in the East & South East Asia and Oceania Region. These include Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste. These countries have very diverse profiles and have different ...
You’re pregnant, living at home, expecting to give birth in a few weeks’ time with the assistance of staff at your local clinic. But then disaster strikes. It could be a typhoon, or a tsunami. Perhaps it’s the arrival in ...
In response to the devastating aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, IPPF's emergency response programme, the SPRINT Initiative, utilising funding from the Australian Government, has provided USD $200,000 to the Philippines to support relief efforts to provide lifesaving sexual reproductive health services ...
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In response to the devastating aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, IPPF's emergency response programme, the SPRINT Initiative, utilising funding from the Australian Government, has provided USD $200,000 to the Philippines to support relief efforts to provide lifesaving sexual reproductive health services ...