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13/10/2014
Today marks the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), a day in which we recognise the importance of disaster preparedness that help save lives and reduce losses. It is also an opportunity to reflect on the risks and dangers in one's...
10/10/2014
The disaster managing entity of Guatemala has awarded the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) for its support to the country. The award will be granted today to the EU ambassador to Guatemala, Stella...
10/10/2014
The EU is helping to deliver nearly 100 metric tons of aid to regions in the three countries in West Africa hit hardest by the Ebola virus. The European Commission's Humanitarian aid department (ECHO) has made €1 million available to UNICEF in...
Ebola Crisis: EU organises airlift operation
08/10/2014
The European Union is scaling up its response to the Ebola disease in West Africa with an airlift operation to the affected countries. The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) will facilitate the transportation of...
07/10/2014
As the one year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan is approaching next month, members of the European Parliament's Committee on Development (DEVE) held today a panel discussion on the future challenges of humanitarian aid. The event was co-organised by...

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