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The women from THW-local branch Bremen.

Current results of co-operations with new partners, research projects, ground-breaking agreements and much more. Here you learn what moves the world of THW.

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The bladder tank stores the filtered water until it can be distributed to the population.

Mission on the Roof of the World: One Year Later

The earth often quakes – most recently in Ecuador, Myanmar and Japan. On April 25, 2015, a severe earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Nepal, at the roof of the world. In regions around the capital, Kathmandu, almost 9,000 people lost their lives and 100,000 were seriously injured. Many more lost their homes and any access to clean water. Experts from the THW Rapid Deployment Unit Water Supply Abroad (SEEWA) were deployed as part of the immediate emergency intervention and immediately set about alleviating the problem with lack of potable water in Nepal.
A Cash for Work employee doing construction work on the water infrastructure.

World Water Day: THW providing long-term aid in WASH sector

To mark the theme of this year’s World Water Day – “Water and Jobs” – the THW is raising awareness of its long-term support with regard to the provision of clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). In a Cash for Work project in refugee camps in northern Iraq, the THW prioritises the training of workers drawn from the local residents, who are then remunerated for their work on sanitary facilities and communal spaces.

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The two THW reconaissance teams completed their work in West Africa.

Ebola epidemic: THW's investigators back from West Africa

In the last few days, the two reconnaissance teams from THW returned from West Africa to Germany. On behalf of the Federal Government, since the beginning of October, they had investigated on site how THW can support the fight against the Ebola epidemic.
The concrete and safe handling of ladders is part of the training in Tunisia.

Export hit honorary office: start of third training course in Tunisia

Since this week, more than 50 Tunisian volunteers have expressed their delight in honorary office commitment during the third training unit in Ben Arous near Tunis. Until the beginning of November, with the support of THW-staff, the volunteers will undergo THW’s basic training, aligned to local circumstances. At the launch on Monday, the German ambassador to Tunisia visited the project.

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