This website gives information about the situation of refugees in the community of Altenbeken and shall promote contacts between locals and refugees.


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Guide for refugees and asylum seekers: Find all the useful information of this website put together in one document. 

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The story of an Afghan Family in Germany

Mr. Habib Alzada, 28 years old, originates from the village Ghazni in Afghanistan. Together with his family, they were the first Afghan refugees who arrived at Altenbeken in August 2015. 

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The long way from Syria

Dr. Aboud mit Landrat Manfred Müller

This is the story of the syrian gynaecologist Abdeljalil Alaboud - short Dr. Aboud - from Aleppo (behind Damaskus the second largest city of Syria), who has arrived in Altenbeken in september. ...

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Regular Events

Café for Women

Regulary at Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Haus in Altenbeken


Here you will find useful addresses and contacts making it easier to get settled in Altenbeken.


MeetingPoint Altenbeken 

Also join our Facebook group "Meeting Point Altenbeken" and stay informed about activities organised by the supporters circle. Just send us a request and we will add you to the group. 

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Links and media

Links to facebook groups, local initiatives and institutions as well as a wide variety of media made for, about and by refugees