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Here are our stories and news items from previous years. Please click on each year to read the articles from that year.

Nepali people are trained to find escape routes when disasters occur.
 Recently, UNISDR (The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) published the book "Risk Returns" which holds a large amount of examples of disaster risk reduction. Danish relief work is represented by Mission East's projects in Nepal.
This 5-year old North Korean girl is severely malnourished.
After three years of boycotting relief to North Korea the EU is now sending food aid worth 10 million Euros to this impoverished country.
The opening of Church and Social Centre in Bulgaria is celebrated.
Saturday June 11th was a great day in the 20-year history of Mission East.  
Mission East has assessed the need for food aid in the province of Kangwon in North Korea.  The needs assessment took place during a visit to North Korea earlier this month.   
Young Afghan boys drink safe water thanks to water systems from Mission East.
Two weeks ago, Mission East and the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs entered a second contract for assistance to the population in remote regions of north-eastern Afghanistan.
Happy men in Afghnistan.
Mission East introduced the first beehive to the village of Pumbak in Afghanistan in 2006.
Tigran together with his mother.
13-year-old Tigran used to sit all alone at home.By Tania Maria Lüders Rusbjerg, Mission East Journalist Photos by Hayrapet Hovsepyan  
Mission East is sending a team to Pakistan in order to determine the specific emergency needs that we can address and to discuss with local communities how we can work together for early recovery response – especially in rebuilding and securing livelihoods for the future.  
Young people weaving carpets
In Armenia, where for decades disability has been associated with shame and secrecy, some youth with disabilities are finding their way out of isolation and into the labour market.
Padam together with the village men.
It is amazing what a few bags of cement can accomplish in the mountains of Nepal. Hear how they have changed the lives of hundreds of people in the impoverished village of Kalika.
Kim Hartzner signs papers
From among 21 potential organisations, Mission East has been chosen to lead NGOs in Armenia in their fight against AIDS.
Kim Hartzner examining Sveta.
Kim Hartzner, Mission East’s Managing Director, will turn 50-years-old on April 21st.   To celebrate, a reception will be held at: Havarthigaarden Havarthivej 6 i Holte From 1pm to 5.30 pm.
Noor Mohammad together with his son.
Noor Mohammad could not help laughing to himself when he heard that Mission East wanted to produce energy from cow dung.  
Afghan beekeeper showing off hive
Excellent results with a beekeeping project in the Afghan province of Takhar encourages Mission East to take a step further to help its 50 apiculture beneficiaries create a business enterprise. By Namik Heydarov, Province Manager, Takhar Province
Bhumika with her note pad
"My name is Bhumika. I am 10 years old.
Woman on path in the Karnali region in Nepal
Mission East’s new Country Representative in Nepal, Alessandra Radaelli, has earlier this year visited the Karnali Zone in Nepal where Mission East started new projects in 2007 to help the poor mountain population.  
Portrait of Indahara Shahi
For families in the poorest mountain area of Nepal a lot of time is spent fetching water - time that could have been spent in the field working on producing a better yield
Kim Hartzner listening to Arman´s heart
"I’m more enthusiastic than ever about this work," says Mission East’s Managing Director, Kim Hartzner, who has lived in Armenia for the past two years. Now, he and his family are returning home to Denmark.
Nepali village
Mission East’s new Country Representative in Nepal, Alessandra Radaelli, has earlier this year visited the Karnali Zone in Nepal where Mission East started new projects in 2007 to help the poor mountain population.  

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