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Europe moves to help victims of Central America floods

28/10/2011 - The European Commission intends to give €4 million of humanitarian aid to assist people affected by floods in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The region is grappling with heavy rains and the resulting mudslides and floods. (...)

Tropical storm Agatha © EU

The Commission allocates €3 million in humanitarian aid in response to the tropical storm Agatha in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

01/06/2010 - The European Commission has announced today a humanitarian aid decision worth €3 million to cope with the consequences of tropical storm Agatha. Over 120 people are reported dead, and 160,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific coast of Central America. Agatha is the first tropical storm of the Pacific hurricane season and has brought torrential rains to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, provoking and floods and mudslides (...)