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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...
06/10/2014
Medical equipment provided by the United Kingdom was ferried into Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa this weekend. The cargo included two ambulances, equipment for the construction and operation of a 92-bed treatment facility and four other...
Health care in danger - It's a matter of life & death
06/10/2014
Violence against health care must end. To raise awareness of the unacceptable attacks against health care workers and facilities in conflict zones, a photo exhibition is launched in Brussels today by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and...

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