News Archive 2013

Bangladesh: Support for the victims of the factory building collapse in Savar

On April 24th 2013, a nine-storey factory building collapsed in Savar district, located in the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka. Thousands of factory workers, mainly women, were killed or badly injured. Although construction defects had been detected by local authorities just a day before the tragedy, thousands of workers were inside the building when the horrible incident happened.

Extraordinary General Assembly

This is to inform that HOPE'87 will be holding an extraordinary general assembly on Wednesday, 17th of April, at the office of the chairperson.

A Safer Tomorrow - Institutionalizing disaster preparedness in the education system in Pakistan

Project Description

In line with the DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction) strategy of HOPE'87 this intervention aims to enhance the Disaster Preparedness capacity of both the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department (KP ED) responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating policies for schools and colleges up to grade 12 and on the other hand of district education authorities and local schools, which are responsible for training and teaching of DRR curriculum, co-curricular activities and school safety planning.

General Assembly of HOPE'87

This is to inform that HOPE'87 will be holding a General Assembly on Wednesday, 13th of March.

For further information please contact the General Secretariat at office@hope87.at or +43-1-982 7115.

HOPE'87 at the 2nd Austrian Humanitarian Congress

On 8th of March 2013, international women’s day, the second Austrian Humanitarian Congress took place at the University of Vienna. To fit the occasion, the congress had a special focus on gender issues – “gender matters!”. Together with 9 other NGOs, HOPE’87 organized this successful event.

The second Humanitarian Congress in Vienna

HOPE'87, in co-operation with Doctors Without Borders, Austrian Red Cross, Diakonie, CARE, Caritas, Jugend Eine Welt, Licht für die Welt, World Vision Österreich and Global Responsibility and in association with the Institute for International Development at the University of Vienna, is proud to present Austria's second Humanitarian Congress. 

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