Increasing number of refugees in the Horn of Africa
by LKO, 2017/02/03
There is not enough water, more and more cattle is dying and food supplies are already short: for years now it has not rained sufficiently in the Horn of Africa and the fear is growing that this will lead to a recurrence of the latest famine, which claimed the lives of 260.000 people in 2011.
New accommodations for the victims of the earthquake in Ecuador
by LKO, 2017/02/07
Shortly before seven o´clock of the 16th of April 2016, a severe earthquake caused panic among the people in Western Ecuador. The tremors of a Richter scale 7.8 resulted in hundreds of fatalities, ten thousands of casualties and as many destroyed and damaged houses.
RELIEF WORK IN NEPAL REMAINS IMPORTANT
Massive destruction in the north of the Philippines expected – Humedica organises first relief goods distributions
by LKO, 2016/10/20
When the typhoon “Haima” hit the Philippines, it moved at speeds of up to 315 kilometres an hour causing massive destruction in the North of the country. humedica reacted immediately and organised already the distribution of food packages for 1.000 affected families.
by Nora Parasie, 2016/08/23
Instead of relaxing and taking a rest from her teaching profession during her summer vacation, the Hamburg teacher Nora Parasie took off to what seemed like a different world: as a voluntary humedica intervention team member she went to the refugee camp Melkadida, situated approximately 6.000 km away at the Ethiopian-Somali border, to assist the local team in providing medical care for the people. In her following first report from Ethiopia she talks about what kind of adventures you have to expect when undertaking such a journey.