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AWO International is also active in Europe: In addition to humanitarian aid, we are involved in European networks such as Solidar and political lobbying for the implementation of Agenda-2030 for sustainable development.

In crisis situations such as the floods in Germany, the severe floods in the Balkans or the catastrophic situation of refugees in the Mediterranean, we and our partners provide humanitarian aid.

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4 AWO employees and volunteers are standing in front of a white bus. The bus is marked "AWO Hochwasserhilfe" (AWO flood relief).
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Flood relief in Germany

The flood disaster in July last year left a trail of devastation: more than 180 people lost their lives and thousands lost their homes. Together with the AWO Head association and the AWO regional associations Rheinland, Mittelrhein, Niederrhein and Westliches Westfalen, AWO International was active in the acute phase and supports the people even after the flood.

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Humanitarian aid in Ukraine

We are overwhelmed by the great solidarity and willingness to help the people in Ukraine as well as the people on the run. Together with Aktion Deutschland Hilft, AWO International is appealing for donations for emergency aid. The donations will enable our partners on the ground to provide targeted help.

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[Translate to Englisch:] Die Crew der Ocean Viking bei einem Rettungseinsatz im Mittelmeer (Foto: Laurence Bondard/SOS MEDITERRANEE)
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Civilian sea rescue in the Mediterranean Sea

Since February 2016 we have been supporting SOS HUMANITY (formerly SOS MEDITERRANEE), an organization that is dedicated to save lives at sea. The balance sheet confirms the urgent need for operations in the Mediterranean: More than 30,000 people have been rescued and taken care of onboard so far.

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Global learning at AWO International

Our development educational program takes the challenges and opportunities of globalization into perspective and provides impulses for value-oriented, sustainable action, particularly in the welfare workers' welfare association and the AWO youth organizations.

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Strengthening transformative learning in voluntary welfare work

This project strengthens transformative education, especially Global Learning and Education for Sustainable Development, in the welfare sector.

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Increase awareness of the 17 goals for sustainable development

The goal of the project is to make the global goals for sustainable development (SDG) of the Agenda 2030 known within our organization and in its extended social, political and economic environment.

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