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Humanitarian Aid and Development

People in Need helps people in emergencies, both in crises of war as well as in areas affected by natural disasters, and in places where it is hard for people to break out of the vicious circle of poverty without support. Humanitarian assistance to the victims of an armed conflict abroad was the initial undertaking of People in Need when it was first set up in the 1990s. Over time, PIN began to deal with longer-term problems overseas such as the shortage of safe water, restricted access to good-quality education and health services or environmental degradation.

Humanitarian assistance means speedy intervention to save lives, alleviate suffering and help disaster victims get back on their own feet. Development cooperation comprises efforts to help people in their attempts to escape poverty and ensure further development. People in Need often follows up on its humanitarian activities with development projects in order to help prevent future crises and mitigate their negative impacts.

PIN's Relief and Development Section operates in twenty-two countries, with permanent offices in fifteen of them. Every year it carries out projects worth millions of Euros for hundreds of thousands of people born in less fortunate parts of our planet.

People in Need is a member of Alliance2015, a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance and development projects. This collaboration yields effective results both in the target countries and in campaigns aimed at influencing the attitudes of politicians and the general public in Europe. 


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Our Vision, Mission and Values

A world in which people can freely make decisions about their lives. A world in which people are not restricted by an unfree society, poverty,...

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Partnership and cooperation

In our work we work with numerous other non-profit organizations and platforms so that we can provide our assistance even more quickly and...

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Water sanitation in Syria

Water sanitation in Syria

22. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

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World Water Day in Syria

World Water Day in Syria

22. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
Dzud Emergency Response 2017

Dzud Emergency Response 2017

22. March 2017
Mongolia;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

Vouchers and cash for work

Vouchers and cash for work

21. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

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Food and Work: Tackling Food Insecurity and Unemployment in Syria

Food and Work: Tackling Food Insecurity..

21. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
Arming girls in post-earthquake Nepal

Arming girls in post-earthquake Nepal

20. March 2017
Nepal;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery

Dzud Emergency Response 2017

Dzud Emergency Response 2017

22. March 2017
Mongolia;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
World Water Day in Syria

World Water Day in Syria

22. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
Food and Work: Tackling Food Insecurity and Unemployment in Syria

Food and Work: Tackling Food Insecurity..

21. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

Arming girls with tools to stay safe in post-earthquake Nepal

Arming girls with tools to stay safe in..

20. March 2017
Nepal;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
Alliance2015 for Syria

Alliance2015 for Syria

15. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
The war in Syria enters its seventh year. The number of Syrians who have fled their homes is greater than the entire population of the Czech Republic

The war in Syria enters its seventh year...

15. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

Water sanitation in Syria

Water sanitation in Syria

22. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Vouchers and cash for work

Vouchers and cash for work

21. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Arming girls in post-earthquake Nepal

Arming girls in post-earthquake Nepal

20. March 2017
Nepal;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery

Six Years of War in Syria

Six Years of War in Syria

13. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Kitchengardening in Congo

Kitchengardening in Congo

1. March 2017
DR Congo;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Dzud in Mongolia and helping to farmers

Dzud in Mongolia and helping to farmers

27. February 2017
Mongolia;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery

2016: People in Need Supported 44,000 Families in Syria through Food Vouchers

2016: People in Need Supported 44,000..

13. March 2017
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Video
We help local farmers in Eastern Samar after typhoon

We help local farmers in Eastern Samar..

1. March 2017
Philippines;
Humanitarian aid;

Video

6. February 2017
South Sudan;
Humanitarian aid;

Video

Sima's Story: A Story of Education in Syria

Sima's Story: A Story of Education in..

14. December 2016
Syria;
Humanitarian aid;

Video
10 years of People in Need in Georgia

10 years of People in Need in Georgia

6. October 2016
Georgia;
Humanitarian aid;

Video
Support of agricultural cooperatives in Georgia

Support of agricultural cooperatives in..

25. August 2015
Georgia;
Humanitarian aid;

Video

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The One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized by People in Need, is currently the largest documentary festival on human rights in the world.

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