Humanitarian Assistance

Deutsche Humanitäre Hilfe wird 50
How the German Foreign Office together with its partners contributes to Germany’s humanitarian aid effort.
Aktion Deutschland Hilft co-ordinates disaster relief
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Joining forces for better support

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Fiona Bay is working with Ärzte ohne Grenzen in Yemen
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Providing help in acute emergencies

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Quick facts
132
million people

throughout the world are dependent on humanitarian aid.

70
million people

are fleeing throughout the world.

1.52
billion euros

were provided by Germany in 2018 for humanitarian aid, making the country the second largest bilateral donor.

2.3
billion euros

have been scheduled in the 2019 federal German budget for humanitarian aid and crisis prevention.

391
million US dollars

were made available by Germany to the UNHCR in 2018, making the country the third largest donor following the USA and the EU

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50 Jahre Deutsche Humanitäre Hilfe

50 years german humanitarian assistance