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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...
03/10/2014
Yesterday's shelling of the centre of Ukraine's city of Donetsk took the life of Laurent DuPasquier, a 38-year old humanitarian aid worker of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). EU Commissioner Georgieva published a joint statement...
02/10/2014
'Voices of Children in Emergencies’, a joint campaign of the EU and UNICEF for children in emergencies, was presented to EU member states in Rome today during an informal meeting of the working group on humanitarian assistance of the EU Council....

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