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The European Union is increasing by an additional €8 million its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The funding for the region is the fourth increase of EU financial assistance for this crisis. It brings the...
The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is facilitating the urgent provision of assistance to extinguish the forest fires raging in Sweden. Fire-fighting aircraft were offered by Italy, France and Spain to be...
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In a statement released yesterday, the EU has condemned the shelling of an UNRWA school and a market and in the Shuja'iyeh neighoborhood of Gaza:"It is unacceptable that innocent displaced civilians, who were taking shelter in designated UN areas...
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The EU has released an additional €10 million for Somalia in response to the increasing humanitarian needs in the country. This brings EU humanitarian aid contribution for Somalia to €49 million in 2014.This funding will contribute to preventing a...
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The EU has announced an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. This tops up the previous Commission aid of €1.9 Million, following on the three previous assistance decisions from March, April and June. According...