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Commissioner Georgieva talking to flood victims © EU

Commissioner meets victims of the floods in Pakistan

26/08/2010 - On Wednesday 24 August 2010, Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response met with victims of the floods in Pakistan, during a two day visit to the country. The Commissioner saw for herself the plight of the people devastated by the worst disaster Pakistan has faced in decades, (...)

Aid workers often operate in very dangerous circumstances © EU

Release of two Spanish aid workers

23/08/2010 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has expressed her delight and relief at the news of the release in Mali of Albert Vilalta and Roque Pascual from the NGO Barcelona Acció Solidària. These two Catalan aid workers were kidnapped in Mauritania almost nine months ago by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) with another colleague who was released in March, (...)

Flood victims living in tents in Pakistan © EU

Commissioner Georgieva visits Pakistan

23/08/2010 - Commissioner Georgieva is visiting Pakistan from 23d to 27th of August to convey the message of the EU's solidarity with the people and authorities of Pakistan, and request that humanitarian workers have full access to the people in need. The Commissioner will also assess the ongoing international humanitarian response with both the partners in Islamabad and in the field, (...)

Flood damage in Pakistan © ACTED, 2010

Pakistan: Commissioner Georgieva proposes increasing Commission's funding to €70 million ahead of her visit to the area

18/08/2010 - In response to the ever increasing scale of the humanitarian crisis, the Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, announced today in a press conference that the Commission will request drawing an additional €30 million in urgent relief for Pakistan, (...)

Street covered in mud after the floods in Pakistan © Save the Children/S. A. Qureshi, 2010

Floods in Pakistan: Commission provides additional €10 million in emergency aid to address humanitarian needs

11/08/2010 - The European Commission adopted a €10 million emergency decision to further assist the most vulnerable people in Pakistan affected by the disastrous floods. The aid decision takes immediate effect and comes as an addition to the €30 million for humanitarian assistance allocated by the Commission on 30 July, (...)

Children are often the most affected during crises © EU

Liberia: The Commission allocates an additional €10 million package in humanitarian aid

06/08/2010 - The European Commission allocates an extra €10 million in humanitarian aid for Liberia. This assistance will directly or indirectly benefit around 500,000 vulnerable people across Liberia, by improving access to healthcare, nutrition, water and sanitation as well as bridging a funding gap during the shift from humanitarian to development funding, (...)

Commissioner Georgieva in a Commission-funded nutrition centre in Niger © EU

European Commission requests further humanitarian funding to respond to the worsening food crisis in the Sahel and Sudan

03/08/2010 - In response to the worsening food crisis affecting the Sahel and Sudan, Kristalina Georgieva - Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response announced that the Commission has proposed an additional €40 million in humanitarian funding to be drawn from the EU budget's Emergency Aid Reserve. €30 million of this would be additional funding for the Sahel and €10 million for Sudan, (...)

People fleeing flooded areas in Pakistan © OXFAM, 2010

Pakistan: Commission provides €30 million to address humanitarian needs

02/08/2010 - Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, said: "Pakistan has been hit by terrible floods and more rain is forecast. Our thoughts are with those affected by them. I am pleased that our decision to provide new humanitarian funding for the most vulnerable people in Pakistan will also be able to benefit the people, who have suffered from this disaster.", (...)