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03/09/2012
The European Commission has allocated €3 million to provide relief to the victims of Tropical Storm Isaac in Haiti.The European Commission's funding will support emergency relief to victims of tropical storm Isaac. This includes the provision of...
30/08/2012
Commissioner Georgieva has issued a statement welcoming the debate called by the French Presidency of the UN Security Council which will take place on Thursday, 30 August. The humanitarian situation in Syria will be high on the agenda of the...
29/08/2012
Award-winning photographer and film-maker Sean Smith travelled to Niger for ECHO to chronicle the effects of the peak of the Lean Season in the Sahel. Smith, a veteran staff photojournalist for The Guardian newspaper, has covered conflicts and...
25/08/2012
Tropical Storm ISAAC is still passing over Haiti with heavy rains, rising sea levels and winds of up to 375 km an hour at the centre. In Brussels and on the ground, EU teams are closely tracking the path of the storm, anticipating the potential...
19/08/2012
August 19th is World Humanitarian Day, a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people helping people. At the same time, this day commemorates the largest single attack on aid workers, when the then Special Representative of the ...

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