Flooding hits Burkina Faso

According to the United Nations almost 90,000 people have been driven from their homes by flooding in Burkina Faso. The country is one of the hardest hit by recent flooding in western Africa. Regionally, the floods have taken at least 160 lives and affected an estimated 600,000 people.

HOPE'87 Emergency Relief Operations for cyclone victims in Bangladesh continue

After the disastrous cyclone SIDR in November, 2007 HOPE’87 immediately started relief operations, which are successfully ongoing. By the end of June, 2008 HOPE’87 handed over 318 semi-temporary shelters to vulnerable families in Barguna and Bagerhat Upazila (district). The shelter construction is made in co-operation with local implementing partners and developed according to local needs.

New HOPE’87 Branch Office in Latin America

The Branch Office in El Salvador - until now the only HOPE’87 Branch Office in Latin America - gets reinforcement: HOPE’87 will launch a new Branch Office in Chile in September 2008. 
Mr Rudolf LENHART was appointed “Regional Co-ordinator for South America/ HOPE’87-Chile” last June.

HOPE for the victims of the cyclone Nargis in Myanmar

The deadly tropical cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar on 2nd and 3rd May 2008. The regions Irrawaddy and Yangon bore the brunt of the disaster.

HOPE’87 - UNESCO ‘Humanitarian Crisis Response Project’

HOPE’87 - UNESCO ‘Humanitarian Crisis Response Project’ to be launched in Afar-Region/Ethiopia:
In co-operation with UNESCO, HOPE’87 and PADET are starting a Humanitarian Crisis Response in the Afar Regional State.

HOPE'87-ADA co-financing project starts in Lahore/ Pakistan

In cooperation with the Lahore based "Society for Education and Technology (SET), which established an IT training centre in Lahore in 2002, HOPE'87 will strive to empower marginalised youth, especially deaf and mute young people, by providing IT training to enable them to participate in the local job market.