Two women sit across from each other on hospital beds. One woman wears a headscarf, jeans and a leather jacket and holds a patient form in her hand. The other wears a nikab.

Big changes are on the horizon at CADUS in 2023

The year 2022 was full of ups and downs - in the world, and also for us. The events have changed both us personally and CADUS. We want to tell you about this intense time and its consequences for our organization here. As one of the most profound changes, we will completely withdraw from the Middle East region.


Workshop at al-Hol

Despite the state of emergency in large parts of northern Syria due to the earthquake, our work in Camp Al Hol continues.


Trucks and vans standing on a dusty parking lot.

Earthquake response in Syria: Stand your ground!

The Kurdish Red Crescent is providing life-saving aid - and is repeatedly obstructed in doing so.


A man lies injured on a stretcher while a second person holds his arm and another person in a white coat stands at his stretcher.

Heavy earthquake in the north of Syria and Turkey: CADUS supports the Emergency Response of the Kurdish Red Crescent.

In the early morning hours, a severe earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 M shook the region in the border area between Syria and Turkey. Further strong quakes followed in the course of the day. By the afternoon, more than 2,000 people had already been counted dead, and tens of thousands more have been directly affected by the disaster. CADUS supports the Emergency Response of the Kurdish Red Crescent with medicine and vital non-food items.