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Coordinator Media Relations
Katrin Hafner
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Head Communications
Matthias Herfeldt
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Media relations / Spokesperson
Aude Marcovitch Iorgulescu

Press Releases

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 ...
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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.
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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 ...

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Where we work

Helvetas helps people in 30 different countries to actively improve their living conditions. Find out more about our work in each of these countries.

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Helvetas - a partner for true change
Truly changing lives
Change takes place where people have decided to break new ground. Teófilo Caraballo, for example. He made it possible for his family to drink clean water from their own tap.