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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 ...
17. August 2021

Helvetas Supports Haiti’s Stricken Population After the Earthquake

Following the severe earthquake, the Swiss development organization Helvetas is providing initial emergency aid in Haiti. The full consequences of the disaster remain to be seen. Over 1,300 people ...
Why is Maïmouna Tangara from Mali listening to the radio? | © Helvetas / fairepicture / Fatoumata Tioye Coulibaly
Zurich 10. June 2021

Helvetas Supported Over 5 Million People in Pandemic Year

The COVID-19 crisis is pushing millions of people back into poverty—making the commitment to a better future even more urgent. The Swiss development organization Helvetas saw record donations and ...
01. April 2021

Ethiopia: Statement on the Killing of Humanitarian Aid Workers

In light of two recent attacks on humanitarians in Ethiopia, the Humanitarian INGOs (HINGOs) call for the protection of all humanitarian aid workers and civilians to enable assistance to reach all ...
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