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
Uganda: „My heart bleeds whenever I see a sick or malnourished child“
The South Sudanese Nema Yar Amin has been living in the Rhino refugee camp in Uganda since 2015. Here she cares for malnourished children by counselling the mothers and improving the nutritional situation. Our partner CEFORD supports her.
Kenya: Osmosis system supplies communities with water
The Turkana region in northwestern Kenya is one of the poorest regions in the country. Due to climatic changes, the food security of the people is further endangered. Together with our partner AICHM, we support the local people.
Experienced violence and the resulting flight leave deep scars on many of those affected, which can have consequences for many years afterwards. Our partnerorganisation CEFORD provides psychological support to overcome trauma.
The possible shift of power due to the withdrawal of NATO troops will also affect the work of Johanniter in the country. Rik Vaassen traveled to Afghanistan to discuss our future perspectives in the country with the team on site.
DR Congo: Cholera threatens after volcanic eruption
Hundreds of thousands are fleeing a possible further volcanic eruption in eastern Congo. Their accommodation as well as food, water, and sanitation supplies are not guaranteed. Johanniter supports with cholera infusions.
Protests and Corona in Colombia: Health system reaches breaking point
Violent protests have been erupting in Colombia for weeks. Our staff member Kirsten Wesenberg describes in an interview how badly the country is affected by Corona, poverty, violence and a health care system that is working at its limits.
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.