Every day, the Federal Agency for Technical Relief is active in Germany and across the world. Altogether, the voluntary experts commit more than one million hours per year to civil protection. On the following pages, you can find information about the activities of THW.
When the lorry with the volunteers of THW reaches the villages around the town of Santa Fe, the faces of the people there immediately brighten up. Active THW members bring the fresh drinking water for the day to the Philippine island of Bantayan.
With immediate effect, the aid of THW for the residents of the Philippine island of Bantayan will be extended to surrounding villages. On Friday, active THW members brought drinking water to the surrounding area of the town of Santa Fe with the help of two lorry loads.
On Thursday, Mr Jörn Rohde, chargé d’affaires of the German embassy in Manila, obtained information about the work of the THW-team in Santa Fe on the Philippine island of Bantayan. He praised the work of the THW members. “The water flows”, the diplomat was glad to say.
As a partner in civil protection in Germany, THW assists people after catastrophes and accidents. The Federal Agency performs its legal mission not only in Germany but also during operations across the world in more than 100 countries now.
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Preparation is everything, because accidents and catastrophes can neither be predicted nor planned. Therefore, it is important to be well trained and ready any time.
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Activities across Germany, project events, information forums or trade fairs – here you can find current reports about events concerning the participation of THW in Germany and across the world.
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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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