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04/11/2014
The 'Family Meal campaign' opened with a photography exhibition at Brussels Gare du Midi that will travel across Europe over the next year. Madrid, Dublin and Lisbon are next in line to display the photographs showing how EU humanitarian aid helps...
01/11/2014
As the new Commission headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker takes office today, the Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) welcomes Christos Stylianides as its new Commissioner. The Commissioner also serves as the EU...
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29/10/2014
In an effort to deliver life-saving health equipment to Ebola-affected countries, a cargo plane transporting 14 ambulance cars has taken off today from Zaragoza airport in Spain to Guinea Conakry. This is the third cargo airlift funded by a €1...
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24/10/2014
Incoming EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, has been appointed EU Ebola Response Coordinator by the European Council. Assisted by the European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC...
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23/10/2014
The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa, sheltering more than 643 000 refugees.  Most...

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