Looking Back with Thanks and Forwards with Hope

At the end of each year, it is good to look back and reflect on our work. Our latest Annual Report provides an overview of all that Integral Members were able to achieve by working together in 2021. Martha Newsome, the Chair of the Integral Board, writes in the Foreword: “This year afforded us ample […]

Locally Led Response to the Java Earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck West Java, Indonesia on the 21st November 2022. A total of 321 people died and 73,874 people became displaced. A total of 62,628 houses were recorded as damaged, 27,434 severely [Source here]. Although this is not an official Integral Disaster Response, Integral Members are involved through JAKOMKRIS […]

Integral Christmas Greeting 2022

A Christmas greeting from the Integral Secretariat! We wish you a Christmas season filled with God’s peace, light and love ~ Fiona, Jan, Sarah, Amy, Cressida and Monika. ‘Do not be afraid…’ ‘Do not be afraid Zechariah’, said the angel‘You have been named for a purposeAnd now God remembers –Your prayer has been heard!Name your […]

Integral Launches new Alert for the Greater Horn of Africa Food Crisis

Integral has launched a Disaster Response for the worsening food crisis in the greater Horn of Africa. Currently 12 Integral Members are responding to this severe food and malnutrition crisis[1] to cover work in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda.    The March-May 2022 rainy season was the driest on record in the last 70 years, meaning […]

Integral Launches New DR Alert for the Uganda Food Crisis

Integral has launched a Disaster Response for the worsening food crisis in Karamoja, Uganda. Currently seven Integral Members are responding to this severe food and malnutrition crisis.[1] Karamoja has Uganda’s highest levels of food insecurity and malnutrition, with the country in the grip of the current drought affecting the whole of East Africa. More than […]

Integral Collaboration: Our Storyteller’s Guide

Integral Alliance has brought together seven of its Members to share their collective expertise in humanitarian storytelling. This ‘Dignity in Humanitarian Communications Working Group’ has produced a Storyteller’s Guide which sets out industry best practice in humanitarian storytelling in a practical, accessible and informative way.  Helen Manson, Creative and Communications lead at Tearfund New Zealand, […]

Integral Neglected Crises: From Despair to Hope

The Members of Integral Alliance have launched a new awareness-raising campaign called ‘We’re still here’ to draw attention to Neglected Crises around the world. This campaign will run alongside the work that Integral is already doing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where Members have come together to start a project in Minembwe, South […]

Integral Launches New Campaign: We’re <i>still</i> here

The Members of Integral Alliance are launching a new awareness-raising campaign called ‘We’re still here’ to draw attention to Neglected Crises around the world. Neglected crises are often protracted, complex situations that lack profile with media, donors and the general public. This joint campaign by Integral Members sees them collaborate intentionally to have greater impact.  […]

Achieving more together in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has experienced decades of conflict and is prone to natural disasters such as droughts and earthquakes. The country is also in the midst of a complex economic crisis.  Integral Member Medair has been providing humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan since 1996. Here Anna Coffin, Medair’s Head of Country Programmes for Afghanistan & Somalia, shares with […]