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European Union helps fight forest fires in Greece
European Union helps fight forest fires in Greece

26/08/2014

Greece is receiving support through the European Union's Civil Protection Mechanism to fight the forest fires raging in the central part of the country (...)

Photo credit: © ICRC / S. Dabbakeh / www.icrc.org
European Commission helps people displaced by conflict in Libya

22/08/2014

Fresh violence in Libya is pushing people to flee to safety and is creating new humanitarian challenges(...)

Commissioner Georgieva pays tribute to humanitarian workers
Commissioner Georgieva pays tribute to humanitarian workers

19/08/2014

Today is World Humanitarian Day – an occasion to pay tribute to those who risk their lives every day to help the victims of war and disasters around the world. Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is doing this from Iraq (...)

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In Tacloban, seven months later05 Jun 2014

Last time I came to the Philippines it was to bring massive assistance from Europe to help people here survive the impact of the most powerful typhoon ever recorded to have made landfall. This super-typhoon, known as Haiyan in the world and as Yolanda in the Philippines, killed more than six thousand and severely affected the lives of eleven million [...]

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World Humanitarian Day 2014: Humanitarians are at risk!

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva pays tribute to the people who risk their lives everyday as their work continues to grow more dangerous. The nature of conflict is changing and over 51 million people were forced to flee in 2013. At the same time, 454 humanitarians were killed, kidnapped or injured in the same year.
This World Humanitarian Day, join with the European Union as it honours the work humanitarians are undertaking to help those in need in an ever more riskier environment.Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva pays tribute to the people who risk their lives everyday as their work continues to grow more dangerous. The nature of conflict is changing and over 51 million people were forced to flee in 2013. At the same time, 454 humanitarians were killed, kidnapped or injured in the same year. This World Humanitarian Day, join with the European Union as it honours the work humanitarians are undertaking to help those in need in an ever more riskier environment.

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