Humanitarian Assistance

Deutsche Humanitäre Hilfe wird 50
For 50 years, the German Foreign Office together with its partners has been contributing to Germany’s humanitarian aid effort.

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50 Jahre Deutsche Humanitäre Hilfe

50 years german humanitarian assistance

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1.4
billion Euros

will be provided by the Federal Republic of Germany in 2017 for humanitarian projects to assist people in distresd

257
million US dollars

Germany is contributing this sum to the UNHCR in 2017, which makes it the second largest donor country after the USA.

0.7
Per cent

Germany spent 0.7% of gross national income on development cooperation and emergency relief in 2016.

111
million euros

The Federal Foreign Office made 111 million euros available for International Red Cross projects in 2016.

125
million people

worldwide depend on humanitarian aid.