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/echo/file/preparing-earthquake-freezing-capital-mongolia_frPreparing for an earthquake in the freezing capital of Mongolia

Preparing for an earthquake in the freezing capital of Mongolia
13/10/2017
Mongolia has a population of roughly three million people, of which 45% live in the capital, Ulaanbaatar. The city is facing rapid urbanisation, exposing its inhabitants to a variety of hazards, especially earthquakes, as the area is prone to...

/echo/file/turkey-eu-funded-training-enables-syrian-medical-personnel-contribute-their-community_frTurkey: EU-funded training enables Syrian medical personnel to contribute to their community

Turkey: EU-funded training enables Syrian medical personnel to contribute to their community
11/10/2017
Access to health care is one of the major concerns of the over 3.4 million refugees in Turkey. While emergency hospital treatment in Turkey is free of charge, many Syrian and refugees are reluctant or unable to use these facilities due to language...

/echo/file/how-e-vouchers-are-transforming-market-shopping-drc_frHow e-vouchers are transforming market shopping in DRC

How e-vouchers are transforming market shopping in DRC
10/10/2017
DR Congo has the sad honour of topping the list of countries with the most internally displaced people. More than half a million of the 3.8 million displaced live in the North Kivu province, where a whole host of armed groups continue to terrorise...

/echo/file/emergency-food-assistance-refugees-southern-serbia_frEmergency food assistance to the refugees in Southern Serbia

Emergency food assistance to the refugees in Southern Serbia
05/10/2017
Since May 2015, Serbia and other countries in the Western Balkans have been facing an unprecedented refugee crisis. In 2015 and in the first quarter of 2016, more than 920 000 refugees and migrants - primarily from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq - have...

/echo/file/electronic-cash-aid-helping-somali-families-need_frElectronic cash aid helping Somali families in need

Electronic cash aid helping Somali families in need
28/09/2017
Like 750 000 other Somalis, Sadia and her neighbours were displaced by the severe drought that is affecting the Horn of Africa region. She was heavily pregnant when they decided to leave their village on foot for fear of starvation. In Dolow, a...

/echo/file/somalia-fight-keep-famine-and-disease-bay_frSomalia: the fight to keep famine and disease at bay

Somalia: the fight to keep famine and disease at bay
21/09/2017
Somalia is one of four countries in Africa and the Middle East facing famine as a result of drought and conflict. While half of Somalis are facing food shortages, thousands of cholera and measles cases are adding to their woes. The EU has scaled up...

/echo/file/parallel-lives-sahra-refugee-somaliland_frParallel Lives: Sahra, a refugee in Somaliland

Parallel Lives: Sahra, a refugee in Somaliland
01/09/2017
Refugees often live in a state of limbo, waiting for governments to change or conflicts to end. In the meantime, time seems to stands still. But life doesn't stop when a person becomes a refugee - both the young and the old struggle to make it...

/echo/file/emergency-social-safety-net-giving-refugees-choice_frEmergency Social Safety Net: giving refugees choice

Emergency Social Safety Net: giving refugees choice
18/08/2017
The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN), EU's biggest humanitarian aid project, helps vulnerable refugees living in Turkey by providing them with a family debit card on which credit is uploaded every month to meet their most pressing basic needs...

/echo/file/helping-drought-affected-communities-sindh-pakistan_frHelping drought affected communities in Sindh, Pakistan

Helping drought affected communities in Sindh, Pakistan
16/08/2017
In Sindh, a province in southeast Pakistan, two towns - Umerkot and Tharparkar - have been affected by recurring droughts in recent years. With funding from EU Humanitarian Aid, Concern in partnership with WHH, is implementing an integrated project...

/echo/file/refugee-children-lebanon-bust-move_frRefugee children in Lebanon bust a move!

Refugee children in Lebanon bust a move!
11/08/2017
Syrian refugees and the host community in Lebanon come together in community centres around the country to participate in activities and access services. Mona and Ahmad are outreach volunteers with UNHCR, and support their Syrian refugee community...

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