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Non-governmental Organization based in Germany

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20 Oct 2016 description

Mosul, Iraq, 19.10.2016

This is a joint statement of all Alliance2015* members

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul

Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, was captured by ISIL in June 2014 and has since served as the group’s de facto capital in Iraq.

A major military offensive to retake the city has now commenced and will continue over the coming weeks and months.

26 Aug 2016 description

The World Risk Report 2016 analyses the role that infrastructure plays in shaping a country’s disaster risk. The World Risk Index, calculated by the University of Stuttgart, is an integral part of the report as it ranks 171 countries according to their risk of becoming a victim of a disaster as a result of natural hazards such as floods, cyclones, or earthquakes.

In fact, the World Risk Index intends to give answers to the following questions:

  • How likely is an extreme natural event, and will it affect people?

14 Aug 2016 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe is continuing to distribute food

Bonn/Berlin, 12.8.2016. Half of the population of South Sudan is dependent on humanitarian assistance for survival. Although there is no longer fighting in the capital Juba, many people are fearful of leaving the refugee camps. There is an outbreak of cholera in Juba itself, and the start of the rainy season means that many parts of the country can only be reached from the air.

27 Jul 2016 description

By Dylan Quinnell

More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an estimated 60,000 in the Manbij area, Syria, have been cut off from aid in the last three weeks, marking a shameful deterioration since the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) promised to open full access to aid across the country six months ago.

20 Jun 2016 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Demands to Germany and the EU for dealing with refugees and migrants

(20/06/2016) The number of refugees in Germany rose in the past year and will continue to rise - but not only here. Across the world, more than 65 million people have fled their homes, three quarters of them find refuge in their home country or in another developing country.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

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30 Nov 2016 description
job Closing date: 18 Dec 2016 Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns publically for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are ready to implement projects with a high level of commitment under the current particular conditions and possess the qualities listed below, we look forward to receiving your application for

Head of Project

28 Nov 2016 description
job Closing date: 12 Dec 2016 Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in almost 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of