Press Releases

© Helvetas / Pia Zanetti
14. March 2022

Partnership Launched to Construct Safe Transport Access for More than 1 Million Rural Ethiopians 

A $10 million USD, three-year grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust will leverage Bridges to Prosperity’s (B2P) leading-edge assessment and evaluation programs, Helvetas’ track record of ...
A woman, surrounded by flood waters, holds her baby outside a home in Chibuti, northern Mozambique. | © AP Photo / Themba Hadebe
28. February 2022

Helvetas calls for more ambitious actions against climate change

The new IPCC report shows that climate change is more serious and is happening faster than predicted. Helvetas, the Swiss organisation for development cooperation and humanitarian aid, calls on ...
© Keystone/ AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Zürich, Switzerland 25. February 2022

Helvetas Supports People Fleeing the War in Ukraine

Together with partner organizations, Helvetas is preparing emergency response to support children, women and men who are suffering from the Ukraine war and are fleeing.
© Helvetas Bangladesh
19. August 2021

No Prospects for Rohingya in the World's Largest Refugee Camp – Even Four Years After Their Flight

The difficult political situation in Myanmar continues to make it impossible for hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya to return. Four years ago, they fled to Bangladesh. COVID-19 and the ...
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