Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe is reminiscent of the past and looking to the future Berlin, 23.12.09; A big issue in the last few days: climate change and its consequences. The 15th climate change conference held in Copenhagen and kept awake day and night their participants. Since the first Earth Summit in 1992, the country heads of the world climate conference, meet regularly once in the year since 1994. “After nine years of negotiations, a message shook the whole world: from the fiction of the novel the swarm” by Thomas Schatzing became suddenly truth. Local time 7:58 a.m., in Germany it was 1:58 a.m., calls the tsunami in Asia hundreds of thousands of people dead and injured. Thousands of people are missing.
Whole tracts of land are no longer to recognize and help is our first priority. Since December 2004, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe each year commemorates this event. The helpers of the Diakonie act according to their motto: sustainable and effective disaster relief is not limited to mere survival. Precautionary and preventive measures, prevent future disasters or reduce the extent of the damage, at least, count as well as rehabilitation and reconstruction programmes.” This also continues to contribute to and to continue driving the more than one hundred projects in the affected regions ahead the Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe asks today all cell phone owners for their help. Because even a small contribution can cause large sum. And help can be so simple. With a SMS with the text flood to the shortcode 8 11 90 sent 5 euros (cost plus the normal transport charges, of 4.83 arrive directly at the Diaconia). It will be paid with the next mobile phone bill. Or login online for VZ networks and goes to the helfomat. More information at and Verena Bock