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24/09/2012
A new awareness campaign on urban refugees is exposing the hidden crisis of millions of refugees who disappear into the urban sprawl and the problems they face every day. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), more than half of the...
Commissioner Georgieva EU Aid Volunteers
19/09/2012
Today the European Commission set out its plans to develop a global initiative that will create opportunities for some 10 000 people from 2014-2020 to volunteer worldwide in humanitarian operations.The EU Aid Volunteers initiative will provide a...
14/09/2012
The authorities in Jordan have officially requested urgent assistance through the European Commission's Monitoring and Information Centre (MIC) to help the country cope with the influx of tens of thousands of Syrian Refugees.Shelter, blankets,...
07/09/2012
Commissioner Georgieva announced today that the European Commission is preparing to release an additional €50 million humanitarian funding to help Syrian civilians caught up in their country's crisis. This will bring the Commission's total...
04/09/2012
Yesterday afternoon the authorities in Lisbon requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to support efforts to tackle a series of forest fires that are raging in Portugal.Spain was quick to respond, sending two Canadair aircraft...

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