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Our vision is a world in which all people have the opportunity to live a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

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Jessica Kühnle in conversation with a woman from Syria
Humanitarian Aid Workers Need Better Protection

The poor security situation in many countries is making work more difficult for relief organisations, and frequently making it difficult to

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Jessica Kühnle mit einer Kollegin in einem informellen Camp für geflüchtete Jesiden
Helpers in greatest need

The World Humanitarian Day 2019 focuses on women in disaster areas around the world. We asked Welthungerhilfe colleagues what drives them.

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Welthungerhilfe President Marlehn Thieme opening cocoa fruits with a group of women in Sierra Leone.
Education is the key to fighting hunger

In Sierra Leone, Marlehn Thieme saw how people learn to help themselves in areas ranging from waste management to renewable energy.

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Women in colourful clothing standing in a queue looking at the camera
War and Climate Change Increase Hunger

Another increase of hunger figures: According to the UN, 821.6 million people around the world were suffering from hunger in 2018.

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Marlehn Thieme, President of Welthungerhilfe
Climate Change: Industrialised Countries Must Act

The President of Welthungerhilfe, Marlehn Thieme, urges politicians to finally become active: climate change is a question of justice.

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