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Haiti, 5 years later: “We can help Haiti get back on its feet”

Patrick Senia has been leading Handicap International’s work in Haiti for the last three years. His team, specialised in development, took over to follow on from the emergency projects initiated by the association to respond to the earthquake which hit in January 2010. A few days before the 5thanniversary of the earthquake, he reviews the challenges […]

Tsunami, 10 years on: “We were looking for injured people, but all we found were corpses.”

When the tsunami swept across so many of the coasts of Asia at the end of 2004, Maxence was working in Sri Lanka. As Logistics Coordinator for Handicap International, he found himself facing one of worst natural disasters in history: a wave several meters high that destroyed coastal areas from southern India to the north […]

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