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EU hosts first-of-its-kind international forum on resilience
28/04/2014
With the increase of natural and human-made crises worldwide, building the resilience of individuals and communities is of key importance. Today, the European Commission is opening its first edition of the 'EU Resilience Forum', bringing together...
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14/04/2014
Due to the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan, the European Commission is ready to boost its life-saving assistance by €45 million to prevent an appalling tragedy in the country which is affecting the whole region. This...
11/04/2014
The European Union is stepping up its joint efforts to contain the spread of the first outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and assist those affected by the deadly virus. The Commission has increased its funding for immediate health operations, experts...
08/04/2014
Today's Commission communication on reducing the impact of natural and man-made disasters constitutes a cornerstone in shaping a common EU position. Titled "The Post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action", the communication sets the ground for a common...
07/04/2014
As the world is focusing its attention to global health hazards of the day, it is important to note what health means in situations of humanitarian crises. Over 300 million people each year are in need of humanitarian health assistance as a result...

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