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18/11/2014
During today's session, the international Food Assistance Convention elected Florika Fink-Hooijer to chair its Committee during its 2015 sessions on behalf of the EU. Ms Fink-Hooijer, director at the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil...
17/11/2014
The European Commission is committing another €29 million to the fight against the Ebola outbreak. At the same time, Sweden has decided to deploy healthcare workers and a treatment centre to West Africa via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The...
14/11/2014
Three weeks into his appointment as the EU Ebola coordinator, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is visiting the three West African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak; Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra...
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13/11/2014
Maritime incidents such as oil spills can have huge environmental and economic impact. To reinforce co-operation on maritime emergencies, the European Commission's Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) and the...
12/11/2014
The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian assistance and recovery aid to meet the immediate needs of vulnerable and conflict-affected populations in Ukraine. The EU is providing an additional €3.3 million in humanitarian aid to help...

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