The city of Arbin in the region of Eastern Ghouta was the target of continuous bombings during the Syrian War. After the end of a long siege, Johanniter International Assistance supports the inhabitants with income-generating measures.
New Director of Johanniter International Assistance
Since 1st of December Susanne Wesemann is the new Head of International Assistance at Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe. She tookover from Wiebke Kessens and Magdalena Kilwing, who held this position provisionally since September 2018.
Afghanistan: Health Services for Displaced People and Nomadic Population
A military operation against the Taliban in Pakistan in June 2014 led to massive displacements to Afghanistan as well as to other areas close to the border. This situation resulted in the influx of Externally Displaced Persons (EDPs) in Khost and its neighbouring provinces. Johanniter is providing...
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.