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12/12/2012
The European Commission is boosting its humanitarian assistance by €30 million for both countries due to the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Sudan and South Sudan. The main concern is the ever increasing number of refugees and...
11/12/2012
Following the five-day passage of Typhoon Bopha across the Philippines last week and an assessment that has identified large-scale humanitarian needs, today ECHO released €3 million to provide emergency assistance to those worst affected, targeting...
10/12/2012
Syria Crisis: As the number of Syrian refugees fleeing to neighbouring countries has now reached over half a million, the European Commission has announced an additional €30 million in funding to assist both the refugees and their hosts. The new...
08/12/2012
The European Commission intends to increase its humanitarian response to the crisis in Mali by €20 million to address the increasing humanitarian needs in the country which are compounded by the conflict in the north of the country. The conflict...
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...

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