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EU and Georgia strengthen cooperation in civil protection and disaster risk management

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 12:10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 July 2018 The European Commission and the Emergency Management Service of Georgia will sign an administrative arrangement in Tbilisi enhancing ties in civil protection and disaster risk management.

EU steps up humanitarian aid in Somalia with €89.5 million

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:35
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2018 The European Union has released €89.5 million in humanitarian assistance to Somalia and Djibouti, as millions are grappling with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather conditions.

EU mobilises over €191 million in humanitarian aid for Africa's Sahel countries

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 12:57
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 July 2018 As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides following the deadly flooding and landslides in Japan

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 10:50
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 9 July 2018 Many people have lost their lives, hundreds of thousands lost their livelihoods and have been displaced, with many others in further danger due to the deadly flooding and landslides in Western Japan.

EU announces €34 million in humanitarian aid to Uganda and Kenya

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 12:39
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2018 The Commission has released today €34 million in humanitarian assistance for the most vulnerable populations in Uganda and Kenya, with a special focus on displaced populations in both countries.

EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Steering Committee discusses strategic orientation for the second €3 billion tranche

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:19
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2018 Yesterday the tenth Steering Committee meeting of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels. The Committee discussed the strategic orientation for the second tranche of €3 billion as part of the EU-Turkey Statement of March 2016, as well...

Humanitarian Aid: EU releases €68 million for Sudan and South Sudan

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:15
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2018 The Commission has announced today €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan. The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an...

EU budget: Making the EU fit for its role as strong global actor

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:29
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 June 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more flexible and effective to address today's global challenges.

Questions and answers: the EU budget for external action

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:28
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 June 2018 The European Union is making its budget fit for its role as strong global actor. What did the EU propose today? The European Commission proposes to increase the external action budget to €123 billion for the period 2021-2027.

EU provides €1.5 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 13:04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 June 2018 The European Commission has announced today €1.5 million in humanitarian aid to address the increasing needs of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Venezuela crisis: EU announces over €35 million in humanitarian and development assistance

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 13:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 June 2018 EU steps up assistance to help those affected by the Venezuela crisis. The socio-economic situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate with dire consequences both in Venezuela and the neighbouring countries.

Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, on the volcanic eruption in Guatemala

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 12:14
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 June 2018 The European Union expresses its solidarity with the people and authorities of Guatemala at this difficult time.  Our thoughts are with all the victims and their families and those missing as well as with the brave first responders and the...

Rohingya crisis: €40 million in humanitarian aid for Bangladesh and Myanmar

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 12:30
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2018 The European Commission has released €40 million in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving support to vulnerable Rohingya civilians and host communities in Bangladesh and across Myanmar's Rakhine State. This comes on top of the €51 million the Commission mobilised in 2017.

EU to increase spending and improve delivery of education in emergencies and protracted crises

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 12:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2018 Education in emergencies helps millions of children in need across the world. The Commission has adopted a new policy framework today that aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget...

EU releases emergency aid and starts humanitarian flight service to contain Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 09:32
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2018 Urgent EU humanitarian aid dispatched to contain Ebola outbreak The European Commission has announced a package of urgent humanitarian aid to help contain an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kenya floods: EU releases initial €1.5 million to help victims of dam tragedy

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 16:14
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 May 2018 In response to the recent devastating floods in Kenya, the European Commission has provided €1.5 million in emergency humanitarian funding to assist the most affected families.

Statement on the latest Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 17:33
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 May 2018 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management and EU Ebola Coordinator Christos Stylianides issues the following statement: “Following the latest Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the European Union offers its full support to help.

The EU pledges €77 million for the DRC crisis at Geneva donors' conference

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 12:13
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 April 2018 The European Union co-hosted today in Geneva the 'Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'. On this occasion, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides reiterated the EU's support in response to the worsening humanitarian situation...

EU pledges €107.5 million to address urgent needs of Yemeni civilians

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Geneva, 3 April 2018 As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country.

Supporting refugees in Greece: €180 million in emergency support

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 13:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 April 2018 Commission announces new emergency support to help refugees in Greece. The European Commission has announced today new funding of €180 million for aid projects in Greece, including to scale up the flagship 'Emergency Support to Integration & Accommodation' (ESTIA) programme which helps...

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