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Rupert Neudeck

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Rupert Neudeck
Rupert Neudeck in 2014
Born(1939-05-14)14 May 1939
Danzig, Free City of Danzig (nowadays Gdańsk)
Died31 May 2016(2016-05-31) (aged 77)
Known forCap Anamur

Rupert Neudeck (14 May 1939 – 31 May 2016) was a German journalist and humanitarian. Neudeck, together with a group of friends, formed the committee "A ship for Vietnam" and chartered for the rescue mission the freighter "Cap Anamur". He did humanitarian work in this project that aids refugees.[1] He also founded "Grünhelme e.V." (Green Helmets; voluntary association) for rebuilding schools, villages, and ambulances in destroyed regions.[2]

Neudeck died on 31 May 2016 in Germany, from complications after heart surgery, aged 77.[3]

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  1. Bischoff, Eva; Engel, Elisabeth (2013). Bischoff, Eva; Engel, Elisabeth (eds.). Colonialism and Beyond: Race and Migration From a Postcolonial Perspective. Vienna: LIT Verlag. pp. 115–117. ISBN 978-3-643-90261-0.
  2. "Homepage of Grünhelme e.V." [Homepage of Green Helmets voluntary association] (in German). Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  3. "Gründer von Hilfsorganisationen – Rupert Neudeck gestorben". Deutschlandfunk. 1 June 2016.

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