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.

World Humanitarian Day: The view from Vanuatu

19 August marks World Humanitarian Day. This year we want to thank our teams on the ground who have been going above and beyond to support people on the tiny island of Ambae in Vanuatu following a volcanic eruption.