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04/12/2012
 ‘Food assistance is much more for ECHO than the distribution of rice, oil and salt to vulnerable people,’ explains Claus Sorensen, Director General of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). ‘Difficult...
30/11/2012
Responding to the urgent needs of the Congolese population, the European Commission is working with the EU budgetary authorities to increase its humanitarian aid for the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes...
28/11/2012
An outbreak of yellow fever in the Sudanese region of Darfur has alerted the international health community. So far 459 suspected cases have been reported with 116 deaths. Sudan, with World Health Organization (WHO) support, has launched a massive...
26/11/2012
 Today, Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for  International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, will open a unique multimedia event - 'Hidden Lives: The Untold Story of Urban Refugees'. The event takes place from 18.00 to 20.00...
20/11/2012
The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) allocated a further €3.8 million for a UNICEF nutrition project in Yemen, bringing the total of ECHO contribution in 2012 to this project to €7 million.With ECHO’s...

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