Media contacts

CHA’s communications team is available for all media enquiries from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm CEST/CET. You can reach us by phone +491590 681 8524 or by email:

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Digital press kit

Please go to the German website for press releases.

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CHA in the media

Here you will find a selection of media interviews, commentaries and press reports.

  • Interviews with ProSieben Newstime and ZDF heute journal

    Ralf Südhoff spoke to ProSieben Newstime and ZDF heute journal about the global food crisis and the humanitarian situation in Syria.

CHA in specialist forums

Here you will find a selection of publications in professional publications.

  • Crisis without war

    Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine is another shock to the global food system, however it is not the cause of the current global food crisis, Ralf Südhoff and Berit Reich argue in their article "Crisis without War", published in the magazine of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen.


COVID-19, climate change, racism, more and more people in need – humanitarian aid is facing major challenges. In the new CHA podcast CHAtroom, practitioners from the humanitarian aid sector speak out and testify how they engage.

  • CHAtroom #14: How management impacts power imbalances in the humanitarian system

    Arbie Baguios is a humanitarian and development professional, founder of Aid Re-imagined, and rapporteur at the CHAConference 2023. In the CHAtroom he explains how management impacts power imbalances in the humanitarian system.


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Humanitarian Takeaways is a collection of selected and summarised materials on a specific humanitarian topic. e.g. German humanitarian policy and strategy, digitalisation of humanitarian action, localisation, climate change & humanitarian action, antiracism and decolonisation, the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, and gender equality in humanitarian action. Sign up, and approx. every two months Takeaways will land in your inbox!

February 2023 – Gaza

August 2023 – Triple Nexus

February 2023 – German foreign and humanitarian policy

November 2022 – Digital Transformation

September 2022 – Climate Crisis

August 2022 – Anti-Racism in Aid Organisations

June 2022 – Localisation

April 2022 – Gender