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The translation of this site is under construction. For a full listing of press material for all missions, please refer to the German website. We hope to have a complete translation online soon!


Should you have general questions about our emergency pedagogic work or about a specific mission, please feel free to contact our colleagues via the telephone number +49 (0)721-354806 - 144 or write to notfallpaedagogik[at]

Should you need pictures, the Friends-logo, or a press release as word document, please contact Reta Lüscher-Rieger via the telephone number +49 (0)721-354806 - 183.

By clicking on the navigation links or the links listed below, you can reach indidvudal press texts as well as an extensive press review.


  • +++ 14.12.2016 +++

    Closing Mission in the Philippines

    Sixth mission in the Philippines: Conclusion in Tacloban and transfer of the project into the hand of local pedagogues. And first visit in the region of Cotabato, which has been burdened for years by conflicts between government supporters and insurgents. Read more

  • +++ 11.10.2016 +++

    Emergency Pedagogy Crisis Intervention in Haiti

    After the devastating hurricane "Matthew" the Friends of Waldorf Education are planing an emergency pedagogy crisis intervention in Haiti for the end of October. During this mission, traumatised children and adolescents should be helped to process their experiences.

    You can find more information here.

  • +++ 21.10.2016 +++

    Kindergarten-Founding in Gaza

    Two years after the last mission, a team will once again travel to the Gaza Strip on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 in order to support children and adolescents. For many years now, the conflicts in the Gaza-Strip have rarely calmed down; the residents are subject to on-going tensions and need help. continue

  • +++ 08.08.2016 +++

    "Summer schools" in Northern Iraq

    From August 26th till September 9th, an emergency pedagogy team from the Friends of Waldorf Education will travel again to the autonomous region of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq. They will work under the direction of the Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Aid) together with three other aid organizations in the so-called “summer schools”. continue.

  • +++ 11.05.2016 +++

    Educador: Emergency Pedagogy Aid

    On April 16th, 2016 Ecuador was shaken by a devastating earthquake. Many aftershocks followed and left people continually frozen in fear. From May 2nd to 17th 2016 an emergency pedagogy intervention team from the Friends of Waldorf Education is on the ground in order to support traumatised people and train local pedagogues.

Media Contact

Reta Lüscher-Rieger
Emergency Pedagogy
Tel +49 (0)721 354806 183

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