Glossary

Charity Organisations

Charity organisations are in charge of helping humans or animals in need respectively seeing to the protection of intrinsic values and cultural assets particularly worth protecting. Within civil defense and disaster control in Germany, such agencies are the “Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund” (ASB), the “Deutsche Lebensrettungsgesellschaft” (DLRG), the “Deutsche Rote Kreuz” (DRK), the “Johanniter-Unfallhilfe” (JUH) as well as the “Malteser Hilfsdienst” (MHD). In most cases, such charity organisations private-law associations.