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.
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
Ecuador: Agreement signed on sustainable use of mangrove forests
To protect mangrove forests and their sustainable management we are implementing a transnational project on the Pacific coast of Ecuador and Colombia. Communities in Ecuador have now achieved an important success.
World Food Day: Climate change and Corona pandemic tighten global hunger
The number of people suffering from hunger continues to rise worldwide. This is due to new and ongoing conflicts, the Corona pandemic and the noticeable consequences of climate change. With many of our projects we improve the food situation.
The Corona pandemic has once again highlighted the importance of hand washing. We therefore implemented additional hygiene measures, including in Uganda. Jane Nakanwagi talks about the current situation in the country.
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: In the Philippines, nine local coastal communities are adapting to the slow changes caused by climate change. Development plans will take into account the results of climate risk analyses.
Between 2013 and 2017, nearly six million people in Iraq were forced to flee after the IS took control of large parts of the country. The goal of our partner organisation, Jiyan Foundation, is to provide psychological support to survivors.
Mozambique: 850,000 displaced lack water and health services
Since 2017, the province of Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique has seen outbreaks of violence by various militias. In the province of Cabo Delgado Johanniter are almost the only German organization working in health and nutrition.
Kenya: More than 2 million people affected by drought
More than two million people in Kenya are at risk of acute malnutrition due to the renewed lack of rainfall, fear Malteser and Johanniter. Therefore, the two organisations are expanding their humanitarian support.
he Global South is particularly affected by the Corona pandemic. This makes close cooperation and networking there even more important, which we have been supporting since 2018 with the transnational GROWTH project.
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.