Cambodia: Environmental Protection Starts at School
Better behaviour is based on new knowledge and rethinking. In Cambodia, Johanniter supports its local partner organisation Save Cambodia Wildlife (SCW) in setting up eco-clubs in rural schools. Where a few months ago the school grounds were lined with rubbish and refuse, teachers and pupils ensure...
Indonesia: Ensuring Survival, Enabling a New Start
Almost one month after the devastating earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Johanniter is helping in Palu City, West Palu and the Sigi district in central Sulawesi. The goal is to ensure the survival and basic needs of a total of 10.000 people.
Earthquake Indonesia: Emergency Aid Reaches Affected Persons
Two weeks after the severe earthquake and subsequent tsunami on 28 September on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Johanniter's emergency relief efforts are underway. A local Johanniter coordinator is on site to organise the distribution of parcels together with a local partner organisation.
Johanniter Highlights Importance of Civil Society in SDG-Report
German associations and NGO publish each year a report about the progress in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) on national level, including international approaches. Johanniter contributed a detailed report about the support after the earthquakes in 2015 in Nepal.
"My Father's Illness Guided My Career in Health and Humanitarian Work"
The World Humanitarian Day (WHD) on 19 August was created to pay tribute to aid workers who are constantly risking their lives in order to assist people within humanitarian crises. Dr. Edmond Djinhiba from Ivory Coast, Johanniter´s Coordinator for Pharmacy and Supply in Democrativ Republic of the...
Nepal: Community Leaders Support Open Defecation Free Zone
With the support of Johanniter and the Nepalese partner organisation Gramin Mahila Srijansil Pariwar (GMSP) along with the local government, a sanitation campaign was successfully conducted in the project area of Sindhupalchowk district.
DR Congo: "Everyone Must Know that Sexual Violence is a very Bad Thing""
According to the Humanitarian Response Plan 2017-2019 of UNOCHA for DR Congo, 26,418 new cases of sexual violence have been dealt with in the areas of the country affected by the humanitarian crisis. 31% alone have been registered in North-Kivu. Johanniter helps victims of rape and other forms of...
Kenya: Joint Statement on Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment and Misconduct
Sections of different non-governmental organizations working in Kenya are reiterating the commitment to upholding policies of zero tolerance on any form of sexual harassment and misconduct by a public statement.
Malnourished and ill children need immediate medical assistance. Since October 2017, Johanniter International Assistance is operating a stabilisation centre within a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in the South Sudanese city of Wau. Our 26-year-old colleague Rakela Joseph Albino works in...