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...
HIV is not a death sentence as many tend to believe. A HIV positive woman tells how she and her also contracted husband have lived through stigmatization. She works now as a community health volunteer.
First Retinal Research Laboratory Opened in Palestine
The new laboratory is part of a three-year project entitled ‘Peace for Sight’, sponsored by the “EU Peacebuilding Initiative” in partnership with Johanniter and Hadassah Medical Center. It aims to provide better diagnosis and treatment of inherited retinal disease across Palestine.
Cambodia: EU-Delegates Have Visited Projects of Johanniter
On the 13th of February, Johanniter and our partner Save Cambodia’s Wild Life welcomed a group of 13 EU delegates from the embassies of the United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Finland, Belgium and Poland to visit our joint projects in Kratie and Stung Treng...
Afghanistan: “Need for Food and Wood” in Settlements of Kabul
Kabul is surrounded by dozens of informal settlements. According to estimates, they host about 65,000 people, who came from different parts of the country in search of safety and better living conditions. Johanniter supports them with health services.
Colombia: Indigenous Peoples Feel FARC Power Vacuum
Indigenous people in Colombia suffered greatly during years of armed conflict between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. But since last year's peace agreement, some things have gotten worse.