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Humanitarian Empowerment - Against the Turkish attack in the northern Syrian territories!

Erdogan´s war or how to destroy progress

It´s happening, the long feared invasion of Turkey is taking place.
As a humanitarian aid organisation, the principle of neutrality requires us not to take a stand in conflicts. But what we can do is talk about facts.

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by Jonas Grünwald

Operation room with equipment at al-Hol field hospital.

Good news from the field hospital

Our field hospital is well visited. In addition, we are about to open the expansion with some important features.

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by Jonas Grünwald

The sun rises behind a SUV with an Iraqi flag atached to it.

Mosul two years after "liberation from ISIS" - an evaluation

The reconquest of the Iraqi city of Mosul and thus our medical mission in the west of the city came to an end just over two years ago. Since then, little can be heard from the second largest metropolis of Iraq. Reason enough for us to take a look at the current situation. Where does the city stand with its inhabitants today, what are the conditions and where do perspectives develop?

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by Jonas Grünwald

Lined up helmets and protective vests of our paramedic team in Hawijah, Iraq 2017.

70 years Geneva Convention - an anniversary with a smack

The Geneva Conventions celebrate 70th anniversary. Increasingly the four agreements, which can´t be overestimated in their importance, are losing importance.

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by Jonas Grünwald

Overview over the camp from the roof of the field hospital. To the left some PHC stations from other organizations, to the right warehouses. In the middle the main road to the entrance.

Update from the field hospital

For several weeks, the field hospital in the al-Hol camp has opened. Time for an update.

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by Jonas Grünwald

Bei der Kundgebung vor dem Holzmarkt versammelten sich die Berliner*innen um ihre Solidarität auszudrücken. ©Holzmarkt/Eyecandy

Holzmarkt stays!

We have to digress some of the humanitarian aid: the Holzmarkt in Berlin is under threat. The last piece of alternative culture on the Spree houses many projects and organizations. Also us.

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by Jonas Grünwald

A medical case list with a stethoscope.

Triage - who to treat first?

"Medical help is given to the person who needs it most." But how is it decided who has the most need?

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by Jonas Grünwald

A rescue bag is being packed for a deployment. ©Christoph Löffler

Press release: Treatment of displaced persons from ISIS territory: CADUS starts providing medical care at al-Hawl refugee camp

Berlin based relief organisation CADUS e.V. is supporting the construction of a field hospital in the al-Hawl refugee camp in the northeast of Syria. Medical care is one of the most pressing issues of the camp which is hopelessly crowded with over 75.000 people. One of the main reasons for the big number of people in the camp is the collapse of the „Islamic State“ (ISIS).

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by Cadus PR

View in to a street of Bajed Kandala refugee camp, northern Iraq 2018

The defeated IS - is this really the end?

The Islamic State (IS) is defeated, that´s what you can read everywhere right now. With a lot of sacrifice, the people of Iraq and Syria have managed to disempower the terrorist organization. As joyous as the news is in the face of the IS's atrocities, it should not hide the fact that the region is facing massive problems. And that the danger is not banished.

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Das Cadus-Team belädt ein Einsatzfahrzeug in Sarajevo 2019 ©Christian Vagt

Emergency Response Balkan ended

Our mission in Sarajevo Bosnia ended after four months. We helped hundreds of people and with your support, we were able to perform over 2600 treatments.

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by Jonas Grünwald