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The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is facilitating the urgent provision of assistance to extinguish the forest fires raging in Sweden. Fire-fighting aircraft were offered by Italy, France and Spain to be...
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In a statement released yesterday, the EU has condemned the shelling of an UNRWA school and a market and in the Shuja'iyeh neighoborhood of Gaza:"It is unacceptable that innocent displaced civilians, who were taking shelter in designated UN areas...
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The EU has released an additional €10 million for Somalia in response to the increasing humanitarian needs in the country. This brings EU humanitarian aid contribution for Somalia to €49 million in 2014.This funding will contribute to preventing a...
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The EU has announced an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. This tops up the previous Commission aid of €1.9 Million, following on the three previous assistance decisions from March, April and June. According...
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The European Commission welcomes the Member States' support for its proposal to increase EU humanitarian aid for the victims of the Syrian crisis. Earlier this year, the Commission proposed a scaling up by €50 million to its humanitarian aid for...