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Central African Republic: "Only concerted international action can prevent an appalling tragedy from spiralling further out of control"

Central African Republic: "Only concerted international action can prevent an appalling tragedy from spiralling further out of control"

30/12/2013 - Reacting to the escalating humanitarian catastrophe in the Central African Republic (CAR), Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, has issued a statement(...)

Central African Republic: EU airlifts emergency shelter to over 100 000 victims of the fighting

Central African Republic: EU airlifts emergency shelter to over 100 000 victims of the fighting

28/12/2013 - The European Commission is sending urgently needed supplies to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help with meeting the needs for shelter of the increasing number(...)

We must do everything to prevent a humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan

We must do everything to prevent a humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan

23/12/2013 - "South Sudan is at the brink of a humanitarian tragedy which we need to avoid at all cost. Most humanitarian workers have left the country since fighting erupted nine days ago." (...)

Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

19/12/2013 - Today, on the first anniversary of the creation of EU Children of Peace, Luxembourg is the first Member State to join the EU Children of Peace initiative (...)

Syria crisis: EU and U.N. partners to reach millions of Syrians in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

Syria crisis: EU and U.N. partners to reach millions of Syrians in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

18/12/2013 - The European Commission has today signed three major contracts with United Nations agencies totalling €147 million to deliver vitally needed aid to people directly affected by the Syrian crisis. (...)

Typhoon Haiyan: European Commission increases aid to €40 million

Typhoon Haiyan: European Commission increases aid to €40 million

17/12/2013 - The European Commission is making available an additional €20 million in emergency aid for the worst-hit communities in the Philippines still suffering from the massive destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan. (...)

Central African Republic: EU scales up humanitarian aid

Central African Republic: EU scales up humanitarian aid

16/12/2013 - The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid by €18.5 million to the Central African Republic (CAR) to provide immediate life-saving assistance to the most vulnerable suffering in a crisis which has affected the country's entire population of 4.6 million. (...)

Central African Republic: European Union flies in emergency aid relief

Central African Republic: European Union flies in emergency aid relief

12/12/2013 - The European Commission is sending urgently needed medical assistance to the Central African Republic (CAR). (...)

Commission welcomes Parliament's vote in favour of better European cooperation against disasters

Commission welcomes Parliament's vote in favour of better European cooperation against disasters

10/12/2013 - The European Parliament today adopted new legislation on EU Civil Protection which paves the way for a stronger European cooperation in responding to disasters. (...)

Central African Republic: EU steps up relief effort, launches humanitarian air bridge

Central African Republic: EU steps up relief effort, launches humanitarian air bridge

09/12/2013 - The European Commission is deploying its humanitarian air service with immediate effect to open up a vital line of support into and out of Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic (...)

Syria's  thousand days of strife - Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to the thousandth day of conflict

Syria's thousand days of strife - Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to the thousandth day of conflict

08/12/2013 - Sadly, today marks one thousand days since the start of what has become the most disastrous humanitarian crisis in decades – the Syrian conflict. (...)

Launch of 'On Solid Ground' exhibition on refugees in Brussels

Launch of 'On Solid Ground' exhibition on refugees in Brussels

05/12/2013 - The European Commission and its humanitarian partner organisation, the International Rescue Committee are opening an exhibition called 'On Solid Ground' in Brussels today. (...)

Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to killing of two health workers in Darfur

Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to killing of two health workers in Darfur

03/12/2013 - I strongly condemn the killing of two volunteers working for the Sudanese Ministry of Health on a vaccination campaign in West Darfur last week (...)