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German Federal Foreign Office (AA)

The German Federal Foreign Office (AA) maintains Germany’s relations with other states as well as with multilateral and supranational organisations.

The Federal Foreign Office was founded in 1951 and has offices in Berlin and Bonn, as well as a network of about 230 offices abroad. Its task is to maintain Germany’s relations with other states, and with multilateral and supranational organisations. It also uses its embassies and consulates to influence public opinion in other countries, promoting a positive, contemporary image of Germany.

One of the Federal Foreign Office’s primary tasks is rendering humanitarian assistance. This involves providing aid swiftly to people in emergency situations following natural disasters or armed conflicts. The specialist skills needed to provide food, build emergency accommodation or give medical support make it important for the Federal Foreign Office to cooperate closely with non-governmental organisations like Welthungerhilfe. Non-governmental organisations are particularly valuable partners when undertaking humanitarian assistance projects due to their high degree of specialisation, level of expertise and readiness to work flexibly.

Projects supported by the Federal Foreign Office are chosen on the basis of the policy paper on funding for Federal Government humanitarian aid projects abroad. Visit website.

Selected projects - AA

Food and Better Sanitation for the Forgotten Refugees

Myanmar | 2018 – 2020 | Budget: € 827,560
Institutional donors: AA

Emergency Aid for Farmers, Refugees, and Livestock Breeders

Niger | 2018 – 2020 | Budget: € 2,228,719
Institutional donors: AA

Helping Refugees in Their Own Country

Afghanistan | 2018 – 2021 | Budget: € 2,794,880
Institutional donors: AA

Protecting Displaced People and Their Rights

Afghanistan | 2019 – 2020 | Budget: € 447,830
Institutional donors: AA

Support for Disabled Refugees

Turkey | 2019 – 2021 | Budget: € 3,581,505
Institutional donors: AA

Urgently Needed Rental Assistance and Medicines

Turkey | 2019 – 2021 | Budget: € 3,656,474
Institutional donors: AA

Better Drought Survival

Burundi | 2019 – 2020 | Budget: € 1,687,908
Institutional donors: AA

Water and Education in a Former IS-Controlled Area

Iraq | 2019 – 2021 | Budget: € 3,951,842
Institutional donors: AA

Seed Material and Drinking Water for Displaced People and Local Residents

Democratic Republic of Congo | 2020 – 2021 | Budget: € 3,745,000
Institutional donors: AA

Waste Management in a Refugee Camp

Bangladesh | 2020 – 2021 | Budget: € 1,575,000
Institutional donors: AA

Water and Emergency Shelters for Refugees From South Sudan

Sudan | 2020 – 2022 | Budget: € 4,515,000
Institutional donors: AA

Emergency Aid Through Bakeries

Syria | 2020 – 2021 | Budget: € 12,600,000
Institutional donors: AA

Sustainable Rainforest Use Instead of Poaching and Slash-and-Burn Clearance

Sierra Leone | 2020 – 2020 | Budget: € 222,019
Institutional donors: NPAA

On Solid Ground Again After the Floods

Somaliland | 2020 – 2022 | Budget: € 2,677,685
Institutional donors: AA

More Autonomy for Refugees and Their Hosts

Niger | 2018 – 2020 | Budget: € 2,585,418
Institutional donors: AA

Addressing COVID-19-Related Unemployment

Afghanistan | 2020 – 2021 | Budget: € 1,200,000
Institutional donors: AA

Prevention Is the Key to Surviving Droughts

Kenya | 2020 – 2022 | Budget: € 678,608
Institutional donors: AA

Taking Action Before Drought Destroys Everything

Madagascar | 2020 – 2022 | Budget: € 744,009
Institutional donors: AA

COVID-19 Information for Refugees in Idlib

Syria | 2020 – 2020 | Budget: € 1,050,000
Institutional donors: AA

Last Update 11.05.2020

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