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operator=Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk (THW)
name=THW Ortsverband … 

German state level relations

Every Ortsverband is a member of one of the following Landesverbände:

  • THW Landesverband Baden-Württemberg relation 1595639
  • THW Landesverband Bayern relation 1595754
  • THW Landesverband Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt relation 1595755
  • THW Landesverband Bremen, Niedersachsen relation 1595752
  • THW Landesverband Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein relation 1595751
  • THW Landesverband Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland relation 1595753
  • THW Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen relation 1595750
  • THW Landesverband Sachsen, Thüringen relation 1595749

See also