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 ...
The United Nations Development Programme recognizes 11 July as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The theme of this year's World Population Day is Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies. All humanitarian ...
Resource type
Slideshow
The priority countries in South Asia region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Being disaster prone the region faced many natural disasters in 2014 including landslides in Afghanistan, earthquake and drought in Pakistan, and floods in Bangladesh. Millions of ...
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 ...