Reinhard Eroes

German Aid for Afghan Children

Reinhard Eroes

Reinhard Eroes (Colonel, ret. army medic), has been delivering humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for more than 20 years. He risked his life providing medical treatment for the civilian population in the Tora Bora caves during the Soviet occupation. Eroes is also a consultant to the German foreign ministry and the German armed forces.

In recognition of his humanitarian efforts, he was awarded the Europaeische Sozialpreis 2003. He is the founder of German Aid for Afghan Children and the author of Tea with the Devil, which is about a former neighbor of his: Osama bin Laden.

Last Updated: June 28, 2017