There is still a lot to do in the Ahr Valley

There is still a lot to do in the Ahr Valley

Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen/Wing of Help e.V. and Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG present special trailers for severe weather operations 

Many people in the Ahr River Valley are still suffering from the damage caused by the devastating flood disaster of 2021: especially in the upper part of the approximately 100 kilometre long valley in places like Mayschoss, people are fighting for better living conditions – always in the hope that a terrible natural event will like in July 2021 will not occur anymore, which claimed 135 lives. The residents want to be prepared in any event and are grateful for any preventative help. This also applies to a new special container that the fire department in Bad Bodendorf now has. It was donated by Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen/Wings of Help and Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG (DVAG). The container serves as a trailer for aid logistics in the event of disasters and contains devices for immediate life-saving on site. The fire departments in the Ahr Valley had made LOG/WoH aware of such a new developed trailer for their vehicles to protect the people in the valley. This was then purchased together with the DVAG and has now been handed over.

The efficient aid in the Ahr Valley immediately after the tsunami is closely linked to immediate humanitarian operations by LOG/WoH. LOG/WoH was on the road to the disaster area for months with a total of 18 commercial vehicles, including eleven trucks. Together with the fire departments in the Ahr Valley, a special distribution and loan system for delivered electrical equipment was set up. This meant that hundreds of pumps, drying devices, electric chisels, drills and other devices could be used multiple times. With the help of LOG/WoH, the fire department had established a rental system from which many individual families benefited through multiple use of equipment.