ASB - the Workers' Samaritan Federation - is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political and non-denominational organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, represented continuity and reliability. ASB is also engaged in relief for refugees allo over the world. In Germany, ASB is running more than 170 welcome centers and supporting about 50,000 refugees.