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Two women cleaning the patient room of the field hospital at al-Hawl thoroughly as measure against the Corona virus.

One year field hospital al-Hawl

One year ago, together with our local partners from the Kurdish Red Crescent, we opened the field hospital in Al Hol, a refugee camp in northeastern Syria. We are looking back at an eventful year for us, our employees and our partners.

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by Jonas Grünwald

The front page of an empty newspaper.

Northeast Syria: Public Relations done sensitively

Part of the essential public relations work of an organization that depends on donations is to report regularly on its own work. Nevertheless, we report comparatively little about our work in Northeast Syria. What are the reasons for our hesitation, which sometimes leads to smoking heads in our PR department?

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by Jonas Grünwald

Overview of a street in Raqqa in December 2018

Raqqa – closing words

For the last two years, our clinic in Raqqa was a little but successful project which never got the attention it deserved. It started without much noise and ended the same way.

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by Cadus PR

Two people packing face shields at a table, different tools and machines in the background.

Together with face shields against COVID19

At the CADUS Crisis Response Makerspace, where normally sawdust flies and welders flash, since two days there are many boxes and cartons with plastic head bands and foils. These parts are parts of face shields that are distributed from here to medical facilities with respective needs since 10th of April.

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Corinna Schäfer

Two lecturers teach medical staff in the hospital in al-Hol.

Trainings and Burns

The financing of our hospital has been secured for the time being and we are continuing to train medical staff e.g. in terms of dealing with the treatment of burns, which we can treat as the only hospital in the camp.

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by Jonas Grünwald

A welcome sign on a fence from a refugee camp at Lesvos

Leave No One Behind

The corona virus is a challenge for all of us. But for refugees in the overcrowded camps on the Greek islands, the risk of an outbreak is far greater.

#LeaveNoOneBehind

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by Jonas Grünwald

A map of Northeast Syria with locations and brief descriptions of CADUS projects.

Resolution regression

While the humanitarian situation in Northeast Syria is still tense and the threat to the health system and people from the so-called corona virus has increased, the work for aid organizations has again been made more difficult.

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by Jonas Grünwald

Several people walk across muddy streets in the middle of destroyed buildings.

Idlib – an indicated catastrophe

Since the end of December, until a few weeks ago largely uncommented by European media, over a million people in Syria have been on the run again. Fleeing from Russian air strikes, heavy artillery strikes on densely populated areas, from the ground forces of the Syrian army. Idlib is approaching what can only be cynically described as the end of the nine-year war in Syria. An end in the form of millions of sufferings, blind destruction, looting and humiliation. In short: an end in the form of Assad's rule.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and are not necessarily the official position of CADUS e.V.

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by Kristof Kietzmann

CADUS 2019 and up into year six!

We say goodbye to the past year 2019 and thus the fifth year of our existence. We review 2019 and look ahead to 2020.
So up into the sixth year of CADUS!

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by Jonas Grünwald

An ambulace from CADUS in front of a truck from Heyva Sor at Tal Tamr.

Tal Tamr - medical care under fire

Tal Tamr Hospital is an important drop-in center for diseased and injured persons in the region – even more so during the ongoing Turkish assaults. Therefore we support our partner organization Heyva Sor and participate in the funding of the hospital's operation cost.

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by Jonas Grünwald