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22 Aug 2016 description
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by BWO, 2016/08/19

Since August 2015 many thousands of refugees come to the vacation island of Lesbos in Greece. Hence the isle attracted international media attention, but still struggles to cope with the new challenges. humedica now assists to provide for the people in the camps.

23 May 2014 description
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About four years ago, extensive floods in the North-West of Pakistan destroyed the livelihood of millions of people. As they have lived on cattle breeding and agriculture, the population of the concerned regions was suddenly facing ruin. Many of them are still dependent on help from outside.

20 Mar 2013 description
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Villages in the area of Khori

by Hannah Janvarious/DWA

When disasters shake a country and its inhabitants, what remains is often a large number of people in need of help. Yet this totality of people is made up of the fates of individuals and their families whose lives have undergone an abrupt and dramatic change.

20 Mar 2013 description
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Villages in the area of Hathango

by Hannah Janvarious/DWA

You are welcome to accompany us again to the life situations of some people our coordinator Dr. Toni Großhauser and Hannah Janvarious from PMS (Pak Mission Society) met in Pakistan. Dr. Großhauser and Janvarious took the time to get to know people’s concerns. They would like to give you an impression of the at times unimaginable living conditions of many families.

3rd encounter: Moti

04 Mar 2013 description
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Villages in the area of Hathango

by Hannah Janvarious/DWA, 2013/02/25

The paediatrician Dr. Toni Großhauser has been the humedica project coordinator for Pakistan for almost three years. On his missions, he has experienced a lot and would like to share some of his experiences with you. Some days ago, we published an extract of his travel diary.

08 May 2012 description
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by Ruth Bücker, Stefanie Huisgen

A protective roof against sun and rain above their head. A place to sleep and eat. Going to the doctor’s when they are in pain. Waking up in a friendly, loving and caring environment. Having the possibility of escaping a lack of perspectives and creating the foundations for a better future by means of an access to education. Those are some of the things or conditions that only one year and half ago seemed absolutely unattainable for the victims of the flood of the century in Pakistan.

12 Jan 2012 description
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by Ruth Bücker, 2012/01/11

Famines caused by droughts and shortly after that heavy rainfalls that lead to floods. Extreme conditions, which result in sorrow and misery among those affected, and could hardly be any more contradictory. Is it not in times of drought that you yearn most strongly for rain?

10 Dec 2010 description
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by Daniel Vaupel, 2010/12/10

Long since, the headlines and reports about the flood of the century in Pakistan have disappeared from the media. Like was the case with Haiti, public attention has soon turned to other issues.

01 Oct 2010 description
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by Lydia Koch/SRA,

After Pakistan has experienced one of the most devastating floods in its history, it is now to be feared that the nutrition situation will aggravate in the South Asian country. In the framework of providing needy families with essential relief goods, humedica is now planning to expand our programmes regarding the nutrition situation of children in Pakistan.

According to public figures, more than 1,700 people died due to the floods and 2,000 were injured. Of the about 21 millions of flood victims almost 8.6 million are children.

04 Oct 2001 description
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Kaufbeuren/Lahore - An indefinite number of people, perhaps up to 50 percent of the entire population, are fleeing Afghanistan and are waiting for a chance to leave the country. Due to the lack of support from outside they are facing starvation. The Taliban have confiscated the last of the UN food supplies for their troups. Although Pakistan has closed its borders to Afghanistan, thousands of Afghan refugees are secretly crossing the border and coming into the camps which are already overflowing.

04 Oct 2001 description
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Kaufbeuren/Lahore, 4.10.2001 - humedica is continuing to make detailed arrangements for emergency operations in the Afghanistan refugee camps in northwest Pakistan and also in Belushistan.

19 Sep 2001 description
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Embassy: Germans must leave the country - Emergency measures under way locally