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/echo/file/accurate-weather-forecasting-nomadic-mongolian-herders_enAccurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders

Accurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders
14/11/2018
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...

/echo/file/venezuelans-road-better-future_enVenezuelans on the road for a better future

Venezuelans on the road for a better future
07/11/2018
Once South America’s richest nation sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s deepening economic collapse is sending millions on the roads. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans leave their country in search of food and healthcare, in...

/echo/file/somalia-water-everything-me_enSomalia: “Water is everything to me”

Somalia: “Water is everything to me”
26/10/2018
In 2017, the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) department and the international community provided assistance to avoid a new famine in Somalia, but the hardship is far from over. In recent years, drought...

/echo/file/surviving-drought-mauritania-real-nutritional-challenge_enSurviving the drought in Mauritania, a real nutritional challenge

Surviving the drought in Mauritania, a real nutritional challenge
15/10/2018
This year, the Sahel faces a serious crisis due to a combination of erratic rains, price inflation and insecurity. The number of people in a situation of food and nutrition crisis is on the rise. The situation is particularly worrying in Mauritania...

/echo/file/jordan-refugee-s-digital-story_enJordan: a refugee’s digital story

Jordan: a refugee’s digital story
24/09/2018
Around 5.6 million Syrians have been forced to take refuge in neighbouring countries. Many challenges await them as they start their new lives, not least getting their civil and legal documentation in order. These crucial documents enable refugees...

/echo/file/new-health-clinics-help-rohingya-refugees-and-local-people-stay-healthy_enNew health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy

New health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy
19/09/2018
With the help of European Union humanitarian aid funding, Save the Children is building new health clinics in Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees and local families. Each clinic can treat around 100 people every day. Monsoon rains bring the risk of...

/echo/file/drones-humanitarian-action-0_enDrones in humanitarian action

Drones in humanitarian action
19/09/2018
Malawi is a small country in southern Africa with a population of 14 million people who mainly rely on agriculture as a means of subsistence. In 2017, drought in the country affected more than half the population. EU humanitarian support enables...

/echo/file/communities-malawi-take-control-against-effects-climate-change_enCommunities in Malawi take control against the effects of climate change

Communities in Malawi take control against the effects of climate change
07/09/2018
Communities in Malawi have come together to fight the effects of climate change and ensure they don't go hungry when hit by floods and drought. COOPI, with funding from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...

/echo/file/prepared-love-one-man-s-plan-surprise-his-wife-his-culinary-skills_enPrepared with love: one man’s plan to surprise his wife with his culinary skills

Prepared with love: one man’s plan to surprise his wife with his culinary skills
05/09/2018
Paind Khan, a refugee from Afghanistan who now lives in Greece, has been perfecting his biryani for months. It will be the first dish he cooks for his wife when they are reunited in Germany. The dish takes three hours to cook, plenty of garlic, and...

/echo/file/humanitarian-worker-explains-what-drives-her-help-those-need_enA humanitarian worker explains what drives her to help those in need

A humanitarian worker explains what drives her to help those in need
17/08/2018
“You do this job by choice, out of conviction.” Rose Etame is a humanitarian worker with the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO). She is currently based in Cameroon. Being a humanitarian worker means she...

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