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13/03/2013
The European Union steps up its efforts against hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. This is the goal of a new policy, just adopted by the European Commission, which aims to improve the nutrition of mothers and children in order to reduce...
12/03/2013
The European Commission is allocating €3 million in humanitarian aid to help the most vulnerable people affected by heavy rains which have battered several Southern African countries. Mozambique, the country hardest hit by the floods, has seen more...
11/03/2013
Two years have passed today since one of the biggest disasters in Japan's history. Although Japan is one of the best prepared countries to cope with disasters, the magnitude of the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami made it necessary to...
08/03/2013
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) meeting protection needs of vulnerable IDPs remains one of the biggest challenges during periods of conflict. Women constitute a higher proportion of IDPs and those who are displaced without men tend to be...
07/03/2013
The humanitarian situation in Syria has continued to worsen over the past weeks as violence intensifies and fighting continues throughout the country. The winter conditions and their consequences have also exacerbated the situation. Displacements...

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