Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Welthungerhilfe operates in fields of emergency aid, rehabilitation and development co-operation in more than 50 countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is thus in a position to respond swiftly to crises. (2003)
At the beginning of the 21st century, more than 800 million people are still starving, while 1.3 billion people are said to be living in absolute poverty. And the share of those in destitution owing to natural disasters and armed conflicts has increased worldwide: 90 percent of the victims live in developing countries. This is why Welthungerhilfe has stepped up its involvement in emergency aid over the last few years.
Read more about the measures to alleviate the multitude of damage caused by a natural disaster or violent conflict.
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