Incredible work and dedication in this volatile region of Afghanistan has led to the opening of a vital new First Aid Point in Helmand.
"In front of me, in the middle of the sea between Italy and Libya, were hundreds of youngsters. We rescued them one by one."
She handed us her baby in tears and said 'Take care of him. Please help me, I don't know where else to go'.
EMERGENCY's Surgical Centre in Lashkar-gah, Afghanistan, was featured in UN OCHA's Humanitarian Bulletin this mor
Hospitalised patients need treatment, respite, and care; not more bombs and violence. But, once again, a hospital has become a target. Bombing a hospital is always an unacceptable act of violence. Hospitals need to be able to provide medical care…
Winner of the Right Livelihood Award 2015 "for his great humanity and skill in providing outstanding medical and surgical services to the victims of conflict and injustice."
"Receiving the Right Livelihood Award: The 'Alternative Nobel Prize' is a great honour" says Gino Strada.
At EMERGENCY UK we believe in spreading a culture of peace, solidarity, and respect for human rights.
By hosting the world’s largest arms fair, the UK government plays an active role in perpetuating the vicious cycle of conflict.