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Engagement of Bonn Organizations in War and Earthquake Zones

Wars and earthquakes are an essential threat to vital infrastructure, as recently shown by the severe earthquake in the Turkish-Syrian border region and the ongoing war in Ukraine. In this article, three partner organizations of the network describe how they are supporting these regions in various ways.

This is a guest contribution from the Bonn Network for International Civil Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction

The Network connects more than 30 actors in the field of civil protection and disaster risk reduction from Bonn and the surrounding area. Partners of the network are UN-organizations, federal ministries, universities, NGOs and many more. The network is united by the common vision of sustainably strengthening Bonn as a global hot-spot for international disaster risk management, by pooling competences, exchanging knowledge and experience, and developing joint offers.