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.

Donate now to support our humanitarian response to Hurricanes Maria, Irma, Jose, and Katia and the earthquakes in Mexico . Four hurricanes and two earthquakes have hit America and the Carribean in the last weeks. The situation is unprecedented and ...
The Australian Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (APGPD) welcomes the commitment by the Australian Government to continue funding the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s work with women during humanitarian crises. Over 800 women and girls are dying every day from ...
Melbourne, February 8, 2017 – The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is proud to launch the latest phase of the SPRINT initiative, delivered through IPPF’s new, dedicated global humanitarian platform, IPPF Humanitarian . Together, they are thought to be the ...
Amran is a small city about fifty kilometres north-west of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a. It is one of the poorest areas in the country, with extremely low health indicators. More than 58,000 internally displaced people are living in Amran, according to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.