Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award recognises the superheroes working in the humanitarian field. 

We asked you to nominate a humanitarian worker who you believe should be publicly recognised for their outstanding contribution to a particular humanitarian crisis.

The nominees

The following individuals have demonstrated great courage and creativity, the power to inspire others, the ability to lead as well as to follow, and incredible integrity in difficult circumstances.

Click on the images below to find out more about the nominees and read their incredible stories.

Abdullah Ampilan, Oxfam
Abdullah Ampilan

Bassam Hawas Quru, International Medical Corps
Bassam Hawas Quru IMC

Fikr Shalltoot, Medical Aid for Palestinians UK
Fikr Shalltoot, Map UK

Dr Hilal El Fadil Ahmed, RedR UK
WASH demo workshop participants

Larry Benjamin, Orbis
Larry Benjamin, Orbis

Othman Moqbel, Human Appeal

Last year's winner

Last year's award was presented to Maseray Kamara for her work in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis. Read Maseray's story.

Maseray Kamara in the ambulance after carrying out a safe burial

Criteria and ceremony

The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony on Monday 20 March 2017, as part of the Bond Conference 2017.

Check out all the terms and conditions, including the judging criteria.