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16/08/2012
Due to the extensive period of drought and high temperatures this summer season, several South European countries have been struggling with forest fires. Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Portugal, Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria have been...
09/08/2012
In recent weeks there have been thousands of Congolese marching for peace in the country's capital, Kinshasa; East African leaders meeting in Uganda to discuss the escalating violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as well as numerous...
Food assistance Kristalina Georgieva
02/08/2012
On the occasion of the signature of the new Food Assistance Convention, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva reaffirmed the EU's unwavering commitment to fight hunger. The new...
01/08/2012
 In response to the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria, Commissioner Georgieva reiterates her concern for the suffering of civilians caused by the shelling of Damascus, Aleppo and other large residential areas. She also calls once again on all...
19/07/2012
Last year, severe drought in the countries of the Horn of Africa – Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti and Somalia – caused one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises of this century. The entire region faced its worst drought in 60 years. More than 13...

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