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Commissioner Georgieva concerned by humanitarian deterioration in Congo

26/06/2012 - In view of the rapidly worsening humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has expressed her serious concern: ‘What is happening today, particularly in North Kivu, must come to an end. (...)

European Commission boosts humanitarian aid for Syria as Commissioner Georgieva visits Syrian refugees

20/06/2012 - The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid for those affected by the escalating violence in Syria by €10 million (...)

Commission scales up assistance and launches partnership for resilience in Sahel

18/06/2012 - The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian funding to the Sahel by €40 million, bringing its response to the food crisis to €337 million. (...)

Commissioners Georgieva and Piebalgs call high-level meeting on Sahel food crisis

15/06/2012 - The hunger crisis in the Sahel is expected to peak in the weeks to come, threatening 18 million people across (...)

Commissioner Georgieva visits China to meet officials and launch joint project for managing disaster risks

14/06/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is starting her three-day visit to China, where she will discuss cooperation in disaster management. Today, the Commissioner is meeting the Vice-Minister of (...)

Record number of Europeans support EU humanitarian aid

08/06/2012 - Public support for humanitarian aid has gone up in the European Union in spite of the economic crisis. This is one of the key findings of the latest Eurobarometer survey on (...)

Statement by Commissioner Georgieva on the situation in Syria

05/06/2012 - In reaction to the outcome of the third Syrian Humanitarian Forum in Geneva, Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva said: ‘The humanitarian situation in Syria has turned from bad to desperate and thousands of innocent civilians, including children, are paying a grievous price. (...)

The release of abducted humanitarians in Afghanistan: Commissioner Georgieva expresses joy and relief

04/06/2012 - Four humanitarian workers employed by Medair have been freed two weeks after their abduction in Afghanistan's northern province, Badakhshan. Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has welcomed the (...)

‘The Children of Sahel’ – Commissioner Georgieva opens photo exhibition in Sofia

01/06/2012 - Today is International Children's Day, when parents and communities around the world celebrate their most precious asset – kids. The desire for a happy and healthy childhood for one's children is universal, (...)