German Agro Action
Non-governmental Organization based in Germany

Updates

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21 Jan 2015 description

Context

In March 2014, a rapidly evolving outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever started in Guinea. The outbreak subsequently spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal.

In Liberia, the first epidemic began on 22 March and ended in April, 2014 and mainly affected two counties. The last case was confirmed on 10 April, 2014. Cumulatively, six cases were confirmed positive of the virus and all died at the time (Case Fatality Rate [CFR] of 100%).

21 Jan 2015 description

1. The Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone’s Cocoa Belt

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been raging in West Africa since the beginning of this year. Among the affected countries Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea have been hit hardest. The current outbreak is unprecedented in scale and has claimed more lives and displayed a greater spread than any other epis ode in history. To make matters worse, it has spilled from rural areas into urban centers, a factor which distinguishes it from previous outbreaks.

21 Jan 2015 description

Haiti must live without humanitarian aid in the long term

14 Oct 2014 description

Indice de la faim dans le monde 2014 : 2 milliards de personnes souffrent de la faim cachée malgré une diminution de la faim dans les pays en développement
Le rapport souligne que la qualité alimentaire est aussi importante que la quantité

Jobs

4 entries found
20 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2015 Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V. (German Agro Action)

The position is to be filled from March 2015 and has an initial contract term until 31.08.2016. Deployment location is Baljuan in Tajikistan with regular business travel to Dushanbe and occasionally travel to Afghanistan.

The core areas of the project, which is being carried out jointly in Tajikistan and Afghanistan, lie in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Aims and duties of the role

15 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2015 Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V. (German Agro Action)

The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and is initially scheduled to end on 15 July 2015. The workplace is located in Ungandula, Democratic Republic of Congo. The security situation in the project region is stable, but requires a willingness to adapt on the part of the post holder.

Objectives and responsibilities of the position

As the Mechanics Expert (m/f), you are under supervision of the garage manager responsible for providing a functioning Welthungerhilfe fleet and assisting the local civil engineer.

11 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2015 Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V. (German Agro Action)

The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and has an initial contract term of 6 months. The office is located in Erbil/Dohuk, Northern Iraq. Duty trips will be required, taking into account the security situation.

Objectives and responsibilities of the position

As the Expert for Financial Administration, you are responsible for the financial-administrative implementation of our projects in Northern Iraq in accordance with the framework specified as regards content, time schedules and finance.

Your most important duties are as follows:

21 Aug 2014 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2015 Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V. (German Agro Action)

The post is to be filled as soon as possible and is initially scheduled to end on 30 September 2017. The office is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Duty trips within the region will be required.

Objectives and responsibilities of the position