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15/06/2012
Over 18 million people, including one million children, in the Sahel region of West Africa are now in the midst a severe food crisis. Facing this reality the European Commission has called for a meeting gathering the affected countries and the...
14/06/2012
Every minute eight people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Stay and face death in a war zone? Or flee, leave loved ones behind and risk kidnap, rape or torture? For...
12/06/2012
Hundreds of residents have fled their homes after more than 5 days of communal violence between the Muslim (Rohingyas) and ethnic Rakhine communities in Burma/Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. Dozens of deaths have been attributed to the violence....
EU Civil Protection Exercise HUNEX Cilmbing
11/06/2012
On Friday, 8 June, the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service conducted a complex rescue operation in the caves of the Kita Gačešina on the south side of Velebit, where a man became trapped and injured. A unit of the Slovenian Cave Rescue Service was...
Eurobarometer EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
08/06/2012
Public support for humanitarian aid has strengthened in the European Union despite the economic crisis. That is one of the key findings in the 2012 Eurobarometer surveys on humanitarian aid and civil protection.  The EU is the world's leading...

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