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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 THW in a multi-national, fictional flooding control scenario.

International High Capacity Pumping exercise

In the Bavarian district of Passau, Germany, the THW hosted an exercise with heavy-duty pumps which started on September 24. It continued until September 27 and involved about 60 civil protection operatives from the countries of the Western Balkans, Turkey and Tunisia as well as THW High Capacity Pumping (HCP) units from Germany.
For two weeks the future volunteers practiced the basic skills and knowledge necessary to carry out missions.

Volunteerism as an export success

Voluntary and paid full-time operatives working together side by side: last weekend saw the successful conclusion of the eleventh Basic Training for civil protection volunteers in Tunisia. The two-week course was carried out with assistance from the THW and provided 45 trainee volunteers with the key skills they need for their future operations.

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Ceremonial handover of the keys, with THW Adviser JCC Franziskus Bayer, THW Liaison Officer Florian Gottschalk, Vice Consul Christofer Burger and the JCC Director Hoshang Mohamed (l. to r.).

More mobility with new vehicles

The THW presented the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) in northern Iraq with three new, well-equipped vehicles yesterday. The JCC is a governmental agency in the autonomous Kurdistan Region and will use these vehicles for mobile mission coordination.
Currently the THW is assisting six camps in the autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq.

Emergency Accommodation and “WASH” – Humanitarian Assistance from the THW

“With our technical and logistical expertise, we are ready to help whenever people are in need,” declares THW President Albrecht Broemme today on World Humanitarian Day. The current refugee situation is placing particular demands on the THW – at home and abroad.

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