El proyecto, el cual es ejecutado por la Asociación Regional Campesina Chortí (ASORECH), beneficia de inmediato a 112 familias campesinas indígenas en el oriente Guatemala afectadas severamente por la sequía, mientras se prepara un programa de ayuda humanitaria más amplio.
Key Findings Summary
A rapid assessment focusing on Age and Disability Inclusion in the Rohingya refugee response in the Cox's Bazar area in Bangladesh was undertaken from the 29th of November to the 4th December 2017 by Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) and the Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) Bangladesh. Key findings of the assessment are outlined below.
In general, beside some notable inclusion actors, the needs of persons with disabilities and older persons are not sufficiently being taken into account in the response.
Relief workers from Germany’s Relief Coalition are helping in regions near the epicentre
Bonn, April 29 th, 2015 – Nine of the member organizations of Germany’s Relief Coalition have sent German relief workers to the crisis area. All the teams have arrived in the capital Kathmandu after an adverse journey and are now starting relief efforts under high pressure.
Germany’s Relief Coalition starts a donation appeal for the victims of the flood
Bonn, May 19 th , 2014 – Almost one year after the devastating flood in Germany, heavy rainfalls have led to the worst flood in 120 years in large areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. Whole cities and villages have been flooded; many communities are completely cut off from the outside world.
The member organizations of Germany’s Relief Coalition are providing emergency aid in the affected areas:
Total funds raised by Emergency Appeals Alliance (EAA) members for the Haiyan victims amount to more than 225 million euros. The organisations have already approved disbursements for more than 83 million euros for various projects in the field.
The funds were raised in the different countries following appeals for donations launched by EAA members in co-operation with national broadcaster, eg BBC, ARD, SVT, SSR or private media such as Sky in Italy or BellMedia in Canada.
Members of Germany’s Relief Coalition increase staff
Bonn, 11/14/2013 – Members of Aktion Deutschland Hilft (Germany’s Relief Coalition) continue their distribution of aid supplies in the provinces of Cebu, Leyte, Samar, and Bohol. They provide those affected by the typhoon with food, drinking water, hygiene items such as soap and desinfectant, blankets and sleeping bags. Among the supplies distributed are also tarpaulins and shelter repair kits for the construction of emergency shelters.
Germany’s Relief Coalition expands emergency aid
Bonn, 11/13/2013 – Moritz Wohlrab of Aktion Deutschland Hilft (Germany’s Relief Coalition) reports from Northern Cebu on the Philippines: "Up to 90 per cent of houses in this area have been destroyed. Hundreds of children are lining the road on which we are traveling, holding up signs and begging, ‚We need food!‘ – ‘We need water!‘ – ‘Help us!‘“. Member organizations of the relief coalition are working to get the help that is needed on its way – water, food, blankets, tents, medical supplies.
Bonn, November 12th , 2013 – Despite the difficult logistic challenges, relief efforts are getting off the ground in the provinces of Cebu, Leyte, and Samar.
Member organizations have started relief efforts in several provinces
Bonn, November 11th, 2013 – 9.5 million people have been affected by the severe impact of typhoon Haiyan, the United Nations estimates. The death toll rises as the damage caused by the typhoon becomes visible.
The coalition of German relief organisations calls for donations for refugees
Relief Organisations try to hinder the worst
Bonn, 18 August 2011. On the occasion of the Day of Humanitarian Aid, Manuela Rossbach, manager of Aktion Deutschland Hilft (ADH), emphasises the relevance of qualified expertise for humanitarian aid. “Not only good will counts in the case of disaster, but much more a professional and sensitive approach exercised by the helpers,” explains Ms Rossbach. “To alleviate human suffering following disaster, reliable qualifications are required when offering humanitarian aid.”
Telekom supports the German Relief Coalition with 100,000 Euro donation and a staff campaign
Bonn, 19th January 2010. Faced with the huge need for aid, the member organisations of Aktion Deutschland Hilft (the German Relief Coalition) are reinforcing their German teams. It is in this context that the Johanniter are to send out a 13-strong medical team from Frankfurt, while HELP is dispatching a five-strong team consisting of three doctors and two nurses.
Bonn, 15th January 2010. It's four days since the devastating earthquake in Haiti and aid organisations are facing extreme challenges. The airport is overstretched, the port has been destroyed and the streets are partially blocked. However, in this race against time, member organisations of Aktion Deutschland Hilfe are bringing further aid, such as medicine, into the country by air and by land. Today, arche nova shipped two drinking water purification systems to Haiti, as clean drinking water is what is needed the most alongside food and medicine.
Bonn, Germany, 14 January 2010. Extensive aid measures of the member organisations of relief organisation Aktion Deutschland Hilft have begun for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. World Vision is distributing first-aid kits, clothing, blankets and water bottles. Handicap International is also preparing to distribute food and has strengthened its team with logisticians and physiotherapists.
German Foreign Ministry supporting aid workers from 'Aktion Deutschland Hilft' (The German Relief Coalition)
Bonn, 5th October 2009 - "People are sheltering in front of every house, whether destroyed or half standing, under emergency plastic sheeting or in makeshift shelters to protect themselves from the torrential rain" reports Moritz Wohlrab, Media Coordinator for Aktion Deutschland Hilft, the German Relief Coalition, from Sumatra. The destruction is particularly bad in the region around Padang: according to the information relayed by the aid workers, 70 percent of …
Despite blocked access roads the alliance partners have already been able to help.
Bonn, Germany, 01.10.2009 - After the Indonesian island of Sumatra was shook by a second violent earthquake, the authorities are reckoning with thousands of deaths. The German relief organisation "Aktion Deutschland Hilft" has provided 100,000 Euros from its catastrophe fund. With this money the financing of the first humanitarian measures are secured.
Aid alliance with several helpers engaged in western Java
Bonn, 5.9.2009 - A severe earthquake shook western Java on 2 September and caused at least 64 deaths and left hundreds injured. At least 100,000 people have become homeless in the severest-hit regions of Tasikmalaya and Garut.
Several alliance partners from Aktion Deutschland Hilft have been engaged in Java since the tsunami in 2004 and the earthquake in 2006 and provide immediate effective aid: AWO International, for example, made 5,000 euro in immediate aid available and helped those affected with mobile clinics.
Aktion Deutschland Hilft appeals for donations for those affected by the civil war
Bonn 30th April 2009. - Aktion Deutschland Hilft, Germany's Relief Coalition, is asking for donations for tens of thousands of refugees in the North Sri Lankan camps.
Member Organizations are allocating Relief Items - Donors urgently needed
Bonn, 05.11.2007 - The situation in the flood affected areas in Central America is strained. The water - about 95% of the Area of Tabasco is overflown - will run off soonest within the next days and weeks. To ensure direct help Germany's Relief Coalition setted up an emergency fund of 200.000 Euro.