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.
10 years EU MODEX: For Worldwide Missions as Team Players
For several years, Johanniter and its partners have been leading the EU MODEX for medical + USAR modules. During the civil protection exercises, European rescue forces train together to help quickly and effectively in the event of a disaster.
Kenya is facing an increasing number of natural disasters. Then, first responders play an important role. To enable them to respond better to disasters in the future, we have started a new project together with three regional partners.
Since mid January, a hard lockdown has been in place in Lebanon. Throughout the country, people are no longer allowed to go out on the streets. Our staff member Roy Joude spoke to several families to find out how they are currently coping.
Uganda: “The force used by a man to control his wife is considered legitimate”
Atwiine Muhindi Catherine, Programme Coordinator of our partner organisation ACORD tells us about the especially hard situation for refugees, as well as about the impacts of the Corona Pandemic on women in Uganda.
Cambodia: "Violence against women is not a women's issue alone"
In Cambodia, we work together with Women Peace Makers (WPM) organisation, whose director Suyheang Kry describes in an interview why gender-specific violence is so widespread in this Asian country and what her organisation does to combat it.
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.