About ASB Indonesia and the Philippines
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB), or the Worker’s Samaritan Federation, is a German relief and social welfare organisation engaged in many social service provisions, including civil protection, rescue service, and social welfare service. ASB works through more than 200 branch offices in Germany and services in more than 20 countries abroad.
In 2006, ASB started working in Indonesia following the earthquake in Yogyakarta and Central Java in partnership with the Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs. In 2014, ASB began its initial program in the Philippines through mutual partnerships with local organisations following Typhoon Haiyan in late 2013.