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European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 September 2018 The European Commission has allocated €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and its spill-over into neighbouring countries.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 September 2018 New EU funding will help vulnerable communities in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, affecting parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity and environmental degradation.
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 17 August 2018 On the 15th anniversary of the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of aid workers who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.The unequivocal respect of international law, the safety and security of humanitarian workers and their...
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 August 2018 Over 360 fire-fighting personnel, 7 planes, 6 helicopters and 67 vehicles were mobilised through the European Civil Protection Mechanism in the past three weeks, to assist Sweden in combating the unprecedented forest fires.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 August 2018 As Southeast Asia is faced with the yearly monsoon season and its potentially devastating effects, the European Commission has released €6 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in the region.
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 August 2018 I am appalled by the cowardly attacks in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which claimed the lives of 15 civilians, including three humanitarian workers from some of our partners. We stand united with the people of Afghanistan and with the whole humanitarian community.
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 25 July 2018 The World Health Organisation has today declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be over. These are welcome news. Today our thoughts are with the victims and the brave health workers who fought on the...
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 July 2018 "Today is a day of great sorrow for Greece and for all of Europe. The EU stands with the Greek people in solidarity at this difficult time. Let me express our condolences to the families and friends of the victims...
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 July 2018 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has written to Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, to express his condolences for the loss of lives following forest fires in the country: Dear Prime Minister, It is with a heavy heart that I...
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 July 2018 The Commission has been working 24/7 since Sweden requested EU assistance to battle the unprecedented forest fires as hundreds of hectares burn in the regions of Jamtland, Gavleborg, Dalarna, Norrbotten and Västerbotten.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.