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.

Mable’s tough year is far from over

April 11, 2019

2019 has been a painful year so far for Mable Nyambalo. The 50-year-old mother of five lost her husband in January. And then in mid-March, her house was destroyed by flooding caused by Cyclone Idai and she lost everything she owned.

Lucky to be alive...sort of

April 11, 2019

“We only learnt that we were in danger when we saw water coming through the door,” said Dimingu Nyoka. “I grabbed my grandchildren and launched them over the falling wall. I also did the same with my wife as she has some problems with her legs.”

Schooling is scarce in flooded Malawi

April 10, 2019

Twelve-year-old Florida hopes to become a nurse one day. She came top in her class last term but now her future hangs in the balance, after floods in the wake of Cyclone Idai crashed into her village in Malawi last month, destroying everything in their path.

Four days in a tree with a newborn baby

April 10, 2019

“All I could think about was saving myself and my baby. I climbed on top of a tree. I spent four days on top of the tree before I saw a boat coming. I was so tired but so happy that help was finally coming.”

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Your support is vital in helping us reach survivors of disasters. There are many different ways to help. Find out how.