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Here media representatives can find all relevant press information of Welthungerhilfe: press releases, pictures and moving image material for reporting, as well as contact partners in our media team. For further information, Interview partners or material feel free to contact us any time.

Latest Press Release

2018 Global Hunger Index

The 2018 Global Hunger Index reveals: Conflicts and crises put the progress that has been made in the fight against hunger at stake.

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Welthungerhilfe In Brief

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest private aid agencies in Germany; politically and religiously independent. The organisation fights for “Zero Hunger by 2030”. Since being founded in 1962, it has provided funding of EUR 3.53 billion for more than 8,900 overseas projects, including 6,383 self-help projects, in 70 countries.

In 2017 alone, Welthungerhilfe supported about 11.8 million people with its 410 overseas projects in 38 countries. In real terms, that means: Many people now harvest more and can therefore improve their diets. They now have clean drinking water or toilets at home, which leaves them less susceptible to illness. Others are earning or producing more and can begin an education. For the children, Welthungerhilfe's support means a chance of improved physical and mental development.

Welthungerhilfe bases its efforts on the principle of help for self-help, which it implements with measures ranging from rapid disaster relief to rehabilitation to long-term development cooperation projects with national and international partner organisations.

Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V., Sparkasse KölnBonn IBAN DE15 3705 0198 0000 0011 15, BIC COLSDE33