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10/01/2014
Haiti is the largest operation in Latin America and the Caribbean of the European Commission's Department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO). The poorest country of the Americas is highly prone to tropical cyclones, floods,...
10/01/2014
During monsoons, India regularly experiences floods that destroy houses and inundate vast stretches of agricultural land. Year after year people in rural areas suffer severe losses, which eventually wears down their capacity to recover from these...
29/12/2013
The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) sent urgently needed supplies to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help meeting the needs for shelter of an increasing number of displaced people in the...
28/12/2013
South Sudan's second week of conflict has left over 120,000 displaced from their homes. Humanitarian organisations in the country say that the number could be much higher given the limited access to the most vulnerable people across the...
24/12/2013
The fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba since mid-December has triggered violence and conflict across the country. Tens of thousands of people have been uprooted and hundreds of deaths have been reported.

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