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10/01/2013
The European Commission has adopted its plan for the allocation of over €661 million in humanitarian aid funding for 2013. This so-called World-Wide Decision on Humanitarian Aid is the financial backbone of the Commission's humanitarian aid...
01/01/2013
The new Food Assistance Convention comes into force on 01 January 2013. Strongly supported by the European Commission, the Food Assistance Convention is an agreement confirming the international community’s commitment to fight against hunger and...
21/12/2012
The European Commission is allocating €15 million from the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) to help the most vulnerable people affected by persistent drought in the Southern African countries of Angola, Lesotho, Malawi and Zimbabwe. The new...
18/12/2012
 The European Union, the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, announced today the details of the projects funded by the award money. Four humanitarian projects, reaching out to  23,000 children worldwide, were selected.In Northern Iraq, Acted will...
14/12/2012
Millions of people around the world are suffering the effects of increasingly complex conflicts and natural disasters, and humanitarian needs are only predicted to increase in the future. The Union (the Commission and Member States) is the largest...

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