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Where we work

Focus Humanitarian Assistance operates in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America, helping support the vulnerable in over  30 countries across the globe.

Together with AKDN and our affiliates (FOCUS USA, FOCUS Canada, FOCUS Europe), we partner with communities, governments and other organizations to bring emergency relief, build resilience and bring resettlement programs.

Fast Facts

  • AKAH technical experts and Community Emergency Response Team personnel track glacial melt at Shishper Glacier in Hunza, Pakistan. AKAH Pakistan is currently monitoring 25 glaciers and 20 lakes across Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral.
  • School Emergency Response Teams participated in search and rescue simulations as part of their capacity building training. Over 50% of these teams are women and girls. Tajikistan and India.
  • Drone technology enables AKAH to carry out more accurate hazard mapping, saving lives and protecting assets and livelihoods from natural disasters. Thanks to monitoring of the Badswat glacier, Pakistan no lives were lost due to timely evacuation in 2018.

Climate change will bring more frequent disasters across both developed and developing countries.

Our Affiliates

Focus USA

Founded in 1995, FOCUS is committed to building disaster-resilient communities, minimizing the impact of man-made crises and environmental disasters such as hurricanes, winter storms, tornadoes or earthquakes in vulnerable communities, including within the US.

Focus Canada

FOCUS Canada offers emergency relief, preparedness and response to communities in areas vulnerable to natural hazards, including within Canada. Founded in 1994, FOCUS also provides resettlement and reintegration of refugees through the Future Ready Program.

Focus Europe

For two decades, FOCUS has provided emergency relief following avalanches, landslides, mudflows, earthquakes, cyclones, hurricanes, floods and wild fires. FOCUS also undertakes and extended relief and resettlement support for communities living in vulnerable environments.

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