Cadus

CADUS is a charitable and independent aid organisation. We initiate innovative and sustainable projects focussing on need-based capacity building to help people help themselves. Our team develops projects based on their variegated professional experiences and competences within different lines of work. The interdisciplinary and European wide cooperation with several partners and the consideration of social, sustainable and ecological aspects is understood as a matter of course. Effective teamwork, interdisciplinary and critical reflection of established NGO-practice, as well as the early involvement of the local communities are central values for CADUS.

Projects

Graphik: Mobiles Krankenhaus

Mobile hospital

CADUS is building a mobile hospital. Mobile, because those regions in northern Syria and Iraq, where people have to fight the IS, are still populated and the battled front is shifting constantly. Areas liberated from IS, have no functional infrastructure, especially no medical one.

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Graphik: Seenotrettung

Search and rescue

The year 2016 – the causes for flight remain high, the routes are getting more dangerous and people still die at the Mediterranean. Because there are no secure and legal possibilities for refugees to leave their countries, out of despair they take bigger risks and longer ways to get to Europe. 

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Graphik: Paramedic-Ausbildung

Paramedic training

The health care system in the region of Rojava in northern Syria has been destroyed by four years of civil war. Medical professionals have either fled or fell victim to the civil war. Since September 2014, CADUS sends medical teams into the region, primarily to support the hospital in Serekaniye.

 

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Blog

…and suddenly Bela B. entered the room..But one after the other…..

It all started with an idea. During our medical training in Syria two years ago we set up the plan to actively oppose the almost complete collapse of the medical system- the idea of a mobile hospital for Syria and Northern Iraq was born. Due to expert knowledge, creative ideas and a bit of Mac Gyver, our first mobile medical unit is ready and can start its journey to the places, where it is needed badly; we just have to overcome the last hurdle: bureaucracy. As soon as the last stamp is set the trip begins.

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We are doing this now!

It's been roughly a year since we started to promote our idea of a mobile hospital for the regions North Iraq/ North Syria proactively. A lot has been going on at CADUS since then. By the end of this year we will have the trucks ready to get them on the road. The mobile hospital will be on its way – as soon as possible!

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Search and Rescue operations currently suspended +++ Update: SAR-mission continues! +++

+++ Update: SAR-mission continues! +++

CADUS is operating together with Lifeboat the former sea rescue cruiser “Minden” on the Libyan and Tunisian coasts, as part of the international rescue fleet.

Following the assault on the vessel of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) “Bourbon Argos” in the area of operations, the “Minden” has been moved back to Malta and will stay retired until some light had been shed on the incident, in order to protect the crew complement.

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