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20/11/2012
The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) allocated a further €3.8 million for a UNICEF nutrition project in Yemen, bringing the total of ECHO contribution in 2012 to this project to €7 million.With ECHO’s...
16/11/2012
Following the latest outbreak of inter-communal violence in Burma/Myanmar's Rakhine state, the European Commission has increased its humanitarian aid to those affected by a further €1 million.More than 110,000 people have been forced to flee their...
14/11/2012
The European Union announced today that it will use its 2012 Nobel Peace Prize money for projects helping children affected by war and conflicts across the world.In a statement accompanying the announcement, the European Commission President Jose...
13/11/2012
Today, the Council decided on the EU conclusion of the new Food Assistance Convention, an international agreement on the fight against hunger and undernutrition. Together with the European Parliament's consent on 25 October, this decision...
13/11/2012
In Aude, France, an EU civil protection field exercise in crisis communication and response capacity to a major disaster in Europe is being held from 13 to 15 November 2012. France, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic...

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