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09/09/2014
The European Commission will provide €5 million to the newly established mission of the African Union (AU) "Support to Ebola Outbreak in West-Africa" (ASEOWA) that will join the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the disease in the region....
05/09/2014
The EU has today announced €140 million of development funding for the countries currently affected by the Ebola virus in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. The funding will be split for strengthening healthcare systems,...
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29/08/2014
After 3 years of conflict, the Syria crisis has today reached another tragic milestone as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced that over 3 million Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries. At least half of those fleeing...
26/08/2014
Yesterday evening, Greece requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to fight forest fires raging in the central part of the country. France has responded in a matter of hours and its two fire-fighting planes are already on the...
22/08/2014
Responding to the deteriorating security situation in Libya which has led to an increase in casualties and displacement, the EU is providing some €215 000 to support the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). More than...

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