The Central African Republic has experienced one of the world’s most protracted crises. In the midst of it, however, there are individuals such as Gilles Mbassade, who are working to alleviate suffering.
When a crisis breaks out and people are in need, fast action can save lives. Whether in the Central African Republic, Yemen or Ukraine, Germany is using the Country-Based Pooled Funds to provide fast and non-bureaucratic humanitarian assistance in emergency situations.
Relations between Germany and the Central African Republic are untroubled but low-key. Germany closed its Embassy in the capital Bangui in 1997 and since then the German Embassy in Cameroon has been…
The largest outbreak of Ebola to date in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has already claimed the lives of over 500 people. Germany is helping to fight the disease by providing humanitarian aid on the ground.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, ongoing fighting has forced millions to leave their homes. Many children are severely malnourished. The Federal Foreign Office is now providing more aid.