Ensuring Survival

We support people affected by crises and disasters.

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For A Life with Health and Dignity

In humanitarian crises and after disasters, we enable affected people to survive with dignity. We help them to cope better with the effects of crises, violent conflicts, natural disasters or climate change by strengthening their resilience.

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International Assistance of Johanniter – Worldwide

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Text noch nicht dynamisch!!! Die "Regenbogennation" Südafrika hat eine bewegte Geschichte mit Rassentrennung und Befreiung von der Apartheid hinter sich. Als politischer und wirtschaftlicher Riese in der Region des Südlichen Afrika spricht Südafrika auch ein gewichtiges Wort in der Weltpolitik mit, zu Hause steht das Land aber vor immensen sozialen Aufgaben.

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News from our projects

  • Ecuador: Christmas with a turkey

    Sandra Weppler, head of our office in Quito, talks about Christmas traditions in Ecuador and her festivities with a half Ecuadorian and half German family.

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  • Ukraine: "Hope, that the world has not forgotten them"

    Johanniter and its partner NEW DAWN are working together in the Kherson region to provide the necessities of life to displaced people and those who have remained in the villages.

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  • Ukraine: Aid at the front

    72 villages near the front line in southeastern Ukraine are receiving urgently needed aid in the form of food, hygiene items and generators.

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  • Lebanon: The Fatal Effects of the War in Ukraine

    There ain't no rest for the people in Lebanon. The war in Ukraine is a danger for the local people - even though there are almost 2,000 kilometres between Kiev and Beirut.

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  • Lebanon: Medical care for Syrian refugees

    30 August 2022

    The difficult economic situation in Lebanon also leads to a deterioration in health care. Johanniter therefore continues to provide medical care for 30,000 Syrian refugees and vulnerable Lebanese in the Bekaa Valley.

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  • Cambodia: Better agriculture despite climate change

    The climate change has a particularly significant impact on Cambodia's population, as 80% of its population lives in rural areas. They are particularly dependent on agriculture and natural resources.

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  • DR Congo: Johanniter team increases security measures after violent protests

    International Johanniter staff members leave the metropolis of Goma after a breakout of violence on Wednesday.

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  • Palestine: A new horizon for young people

    In Palestine, the devastating economic situation has enormous consequences, especially for people with disabilities.

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  • Update on the earthquake in Afghanistan

    01 July 2022

    After the earthquake, Johanniter continued to provide medical aid in the particularly hard-hit Spera district in the Khost province. In addition, urgently needed relief supplies will be distributed in the coming week.

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  • Global Price Increases hit Johanniter projects

    17 June 2022

    Johanniter calls for urgent financial support of global nutrition programmes.

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  • Being near and showing empathy: that is often enough."

    08 June 2022

    Psychologist Victoria Novicova from Ukraine writes about her migration and how she helps other people today working for our partner organisation CASMED in Moldova.

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  • Johanniter Extends Assistance to Ukraine

    22. May 2022

    Projects focusing on integration and psychosocial care have started in Ukraine, in neighbouring countries, and in Germany.

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  • Logistics Day: "A good dose of pragmatism is needed"

    On the occasion of Logistics Day, Welf Seyer, volunteer of Johanniter International Assistance for emergencies, reports about his assignment for the Logistics Cluster in Rzeszów, Poland.

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  • Emergency Relief for the Ukrainian population expanded

    With 50 transports, Johanniter has brought more than 600 tons of medicine, medical material, hygiene articles, and food to Ukraine, Romania, and the Republic of Moldova since 24 February.

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Our Sectors

  • Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

    We integrate preventive hygiene measures into our health projects. We also support the construction, maintenance and access to adequate drinking water and sanitation facilities.

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  • Health for All

    We support basic medical care with a special focus on mother-child health and on particularly vulnerable groups. Preventive measures reduce diseases and mortality rates in the medium and long term.

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  • Securing Nutrition and Income

    Everyone should have access at all times to safe and adequate food that meets their needs and enables them to live a healthy life. This is the basis for earning an income of their own.

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Things to Know About International Assistance

  • We Help Together with Local Partners

    Johanniter International Assistance aims to involve local actors more closely in the humanitarian system and give them a more prominent role in it. This is why the partner approach plays an important role in our projects.

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