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Mozambique

THW operation in Mozambique ends: clean water remains

After nine weeks, today the THW is ending its operation in Mozambique. A total of 41 operatives were in action after Cyclone Idai struck Nhangau, near the city of Beira. There they prepared 500,000...

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Iraq + 1 more

Long-term Aid for People in Northern Iraq

In the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, THW has been working since 2013 to ensure that refugees from Syria and internally displaced Iraqis have safe places to find shelter. The THW...

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Iraq + 1 more

Help for refugees in North Iraq

For more than three years now, the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) has committed itself to refugees in the Near and Middle East. In the autonomous region of Kurdistan in North Iraq both...

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Nepal

Earthquake in Nepal: THW operations completed

With the return of the remaining four volunteers at the weekend, THW's operations in Nepal were completed after 44 days. After the devastating earthquakes, THW operated mainly in Kathmandu. On behalf...

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Nepal

Earthquake in Nepal: THW material arrived in Kathmandu

Yesterday in the morning morning the relief flight of the German Red Cross (DRK), which also carried equipment of the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW), has landed in Nepal. The altogether 60...

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Earthquake in Nepal: THW volunteers start their work

The advance team of four, deployed to support the German embassy as well as a team of the Rapid Deployment Unit Water Supply Abroad of THW (SEEWA), has arrived in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu at...

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Earthquake in Nepal: THW delegating advance and SEEWA team

After the severe earthquake in Nepal with more than 2,000 deaths and about 5,000 injured people, the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) has sent at noon today on Sunday an advance team to...

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Malawi

THW expert in Malawi

Last Friday, THW sent an expert in the field of information and communication technology to the south-east African country of Malawi. There, for three weeks, he will support international relief...

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Sierra Leone + 1 more

Ebola epidemic: a provisional assessment

In West Africa several states are still fighting against Ebola. For more than four months, THW has participated in the international aid operations by contributing their technical-logistical...

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Haiti

Haiti: Five years ago the earth shook

On 12th January 2010 the earth in Haiti trembled. Due to the disaster, more than 200,000 people lost their lives, hundreds of thousands became homeless. One day after the disaster, a reconnaissance...

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