Mandate : SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is a humanitarian organization whose purpose is to address the vital needs of populations confronted by major crisis and to strengthen their resilience
Photo : Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – © SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Independence : SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is independent of any political, economic, ethnic or denominational group
Photo : South Sudan – © Vincent Tremeau / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Respect : SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL’s relief efforts are carried out in such a manner that the cultural identity and dignity of each individual is respected.
Photo : Liberia – © Constance Decorde / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
In numbers : SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has more than 2,000 national and international staff working in some 20 countries to help up to 4 million people every year.
Photo : Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – © Alexandre Van Enst / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
From understanding to action : Every action we undertake must be based on an impartial, thorough evaluation of needs.
Photo : Lebanon – © Vianney Le Caer / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
A rapid response : Populations affected by conflict or natural disaster are in need of rapid relief.
Photo : Nepal – © Alexandre Cauvin / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Providing essential assistance : A human being needs 15 litres of drinking water per day in order to survive. In an emergency, transporting, storing, treating and distributing water is crucial.
Photo : Mauritania – © SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Making water safe to drink : 3.5 billion people have no other choice but to drink unsafe water or of dubious quality.
Photo : Bangladesh – © Prince Naymuzzaman Khan / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Protecting the most vulnerable : 1.5 million children die every year from water borne diseases.
Photo : Nigeria – © Thomas Gruel / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Future : Even in a difficult emergency situation, every action must be planned, sustainable, and orientated towards the future.
Photo : Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – © Vianney Prouvost / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL
Bearing witness : As a first-hand witness to some of the gravest humanitarian crises, endeavours to keep the public informed and, if necessary, to sound the alarm.
Photo : Calais – © Paul Duke / SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL