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26/08/2014
Yesterday evening, Greece requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to fight forest fires raging in the central part of the country. France has responded in a matter of hours and its two fire-fighting planes are already on the...
22/08/2014
Responding to the deteriorating security situation in Libya which has led to an increase in casualties and displacement, the EU is providing some €215 000 to support the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). More than...
19/08/2014
Today's World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to humanitarian workers who risk their lives in bringing assistance to victims of wars and natural disasters worldwide. It is a time when we commemorate all those who were target of...
18/08/2014
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is helping European humanitarian aid arrive in Iraq as Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, is in the country to address the worsening...
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14/08/2014
The European Commission is giving €5 million in further relief aid to respond to the growing humanitarian needs in Iraq. The additional funding will bring vital assistance to hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped by the fighting and in...

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