Humanitarian Coalition

Who We Are

The Humanitarian Coalition brings together leading aid organizations to provide Canadians with a simple and effective way to help during international humanitarian disasters. Member agencies join forces to raise funds, partner with the government, and mobilize media, businesses and individual Canadians. Together, we are saving more lives.

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Latest Emergency Responses

When disaster strikes, the Humanitarian Coalition can provide help quickly to those who need it most. Whether it be a major international emergency or smaller to medium-scale crises, our member agencies are ready to provide assistance and save lives.

Stories

Meet people who have benefited from your support.

Children in Mozambique start to recover from Cyclone Idai

August 12, 2019

"First, there were strong winds and a lot of rain, and then the floods came. I was so scared. The water came so fast,” Lusiana, 12, says as she recounts the night Cyclone Idai touched down in Mozambique and destroyed her home.

A refugee mother finds help next door

July 29, 2019

Upon her arrival, Noor searched the refugee camps for her husband, but she could not find him. She says she was very afraid to live alone without him, and feared for the safety of her daughters. As the days went on, she became frustrated as she tried to work out how she would support her family without him.

Help for children in Indonesia after earthquake hit in 2018

Children receive help for trauma after tsunami disaster

July 26, 2019

Selsi lost her best friend when the powerful earthquake and tsunami struck Central Sulawesi in Indonesia. “Wulan was praying near me. I didn’t have time to grab her hand. She was inside the Musholla (prayer room) and I saw the roof collapse. I could run and save my own life, but not Wulan,” says Selsi, unable to hide the sadness in her eyes.

New hope for an old man

July 11, 2019

Morris arrived in Uganda alone as he lost his wife in the war and was separated from his adult children.  After arriving in Palabek settlement with no close relatives to take care of him, he relied on the kindness of his neighbours in the camp to survive.

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