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Respond to Ecuador earthquake


Ecuador is urgently in need of help as it reconstructs following the disaster it met, mid-April.

Syrian refugee crisis


The Global Hand team is responding to the Syrian refugee crisis. We are liaising with NGOs in need of resources and donors wishing to help. Please make contact if we can support you. *Email:* "" ...

The 2nd CSR Seoul Initiative Conference


Global Hand will be represented at the 2nd CSR Seoul Conference: *Strategic CSR Model for Long-term Value and Sustainability*. Please register to join us there.

2015 Nepal Earthquakes


The need in Nepal continues following its recent, tragic earthquakes. With the oncoming monsoon season, harsh conditions are expected. The loosened ground surface and weakened slopes may see landslides exact further damage and the heavy rains bring greater challenges to those without adequate...

Syrian refugee crisis – January 2014


More than 2 million Syrians have fled the nation's brutal conflict to neighbouring countries such as Jordan and Lebanon, with more streaming across borders daily. The crisis is so immediate that the UN has mounted its biggest ever campaign to give assistance to the hundreds of thousands...

Typhoon Haiyan - Nov 2013


Nearly 12 million people have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the worst disasters to hit the Philippines in years. More than 900,000 people remain displaced, according to the UN. A national state of emergency has been declared, with Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan and Palawan...

Jubilee and Olympic mosquito nets to save lives in Africa


Thousands of mosquito nets emblazoned with the Union Jack left over from last year’s Diamond Jubilee and Olympic celebrations will now be helping to save lives in Africa after they were donated through a humanitarian match-making website.

A Sounder Sleep for Children in Eastern Europe: a match through Global Hand


After the fall of Romania's communist government, the world’s press got its first look at the horrendous conditions that Romanian orphans had been living in. Lack of basic care and attention left many of the children despondent, uncommunicative and emotionally crippled.

Underwear for Eastern Europe: A Global Hand match story


It made no sense. The young widow, a trained teacher in Eastern Europe, had battled for years without employment. Natalka (not her real name) had three children to bring up. A colleague found her a job in a high school where she expected the widow to thrive.

Commitments for the future we want


Global Hand has helped the United Nations launch a new service, helping companies to make commitments to action in support of its goals and issues.