Emergencies

Women and children are disproportionately affected by natural disaster and war - pregnant women face dangerous deliveries and, in unprotected refugee settlements, rape, trafficking and gender-based violence increase. IPPF delivers essential lifesaving services for women, men and children in times of crisis.

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Philippines is currently ranked third by a United Nations report in the list of countries most prone to disasters, with a long history of earthquakes, storms, floods, droughts and rising sea levels, leading to severe damage and loss of life. ...
IPPF Member Associations through the SPRINT Initiative have strengthened partnerships with various agencies to increase SRH services to disaster affected populations. UNFPA trained nurses of the Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA) on how to insert Jadelle® implants; provided a vehicle ...

SPRINT Objectives

SPRINT’s overall goal is to improve heal ...

SPRINT partnerships

In each priority country, SPRINT partner ...
The SPRINT Initiative provides one of the most important aspects of humanitarian assistance that is often forgotten when disaster and conflicts strike. Ensuring access to essential life-saving SRH services for women, men and children in times of crises, a time ...
The Happy Planet Index has declared Vanuatu Archipelago ‘the happiest place on earth’ with its picturesque shoreline and friendly people. But unfortunately, Vanuatu - the Land Eternal- is a country with one of the highest disaster risks in the world. ...