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The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to enable UN life-saving assistance across four Syria border crossing points, without needing the consent of the Government of Syria. The resolution will enable access to 3...
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The EU is launching its first development trust fund in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). Starting with €59 million, the fund will help the transition from emergency humanitarian aid to longer-term development assistance. It will...
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In our ever-lasting efforts to provide up-to-date and user-friendly information about our activities – we have revamped the ECHO website. The new platform is meant to better serve our online community by providing easy access, simplified navigation...
High-level event to mark end of Commission's mandate as ODSG's Chair
LAST UPDATE: 02/07/2014 - The European Commission – for the first time since the establishment of the Group – has been at the steering wheel of the Donor Support Group (ODSG) of the United Nations' Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...
In view of the alarming spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the European Union has stepped up its relief assistance. The EU is providing additional €500 000 to enhance interventions aimed at curbing the worsening epidemic in Guinea,...