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Cambodia: Smart technology, smarter wells

10/04/2015
Build a mobile application, train 80 district officials to use it, send the officials across Cambodia to map key wells with a smartphone or tablet,...
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Cambodia: “Rehabilitated wells are good for children’s health”

08/04/2015
At Kokor Primary School, children are eager to use their new well to water their cherished vegetable garden. “Since the well has been rehabilitated...
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Ebola survivor turns to help his community recover in Guinea

01/04/2015
Towards the end of 2014, the life of 26-year-old Sâa Yawo Koumassadouno, also known as 'Papus', was turned upside down not once, but twice.It all...
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"Preparedness saved lives in Vanuatu"

31/03/2015
In the immediate aftermath of super cyclone Pam, which hit Vanuatu on 13 March 2015, I was deployed for an initial rapid assessment to gather...
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Ethiopia: "I now know how to cook healthy meals for my children"

27/03/2015
Elfinesh Oche, 25, lives in Fango Humbo 'kebele' (the smallest unit of government administration) in Dugna Fango 'woreda' (district), some 383...

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Syria: Helping thousands with their daily bread
Syria: Helping thousands with their daily bread
21/04/2015
As the conflict in Syria continues into its fifth year, the devastating effects of the war continue to take a daily toll on millions of families who...

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Photo credit: EU/Ezequiel Scagnetti
Photo credit: EU/Ezequiel Scagnetti
16/04/2015
When a disaster strikes, every minute counts for saving lives. The EU is committed to providing disaster response in a timely and efficient manner...

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Since early 2014, over 7 000 children between the age of 3 and 17 benefitted from the EU Children of Peace project implemented by Finnish Church Aid and the Lutheran World Federation around the town of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, where violent e
Since early 2014, over 7 000 children between the age of 3 and 17 benefitted from the EU Children of Peace project implemented by Finnish Church Aid and the Lutheran World Federation around the town of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, where violent ethnic clashes erupted in 2012. | Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Pierre Prakash
14/04/2015
In 2012, violence erupted between the Buddhist and Muslim communities in Rakhine State of Myanmar/Burma, displacing thousands of families. To...
26/03/2015
As dozens of islands across Vanuatu remain cut off from the rest of the world following the landfall of super cyclone Pam on 13 March, Télécoms Sans...
24/03/2015
Clean water and good sanitation are taken for granted in many parts of the world, but in the Central African Republic (CAR) they are precious...
20/04/2015
When South Sudanese refugees started arriving in neighbouring Uganda in December 2013, refugee settlements only had few boreholes to serve thousands...
17/04/2015
The Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) is providing aid in eastern Ukraine since August 2014. With support from the EU, PIN's Ukrainian team provides...
15/04/2015
Contact tracing is key in the fight against Ebola. It is an integral component of the overall strategy for controlling the Ebola outbreak defined as...
09/04/2015
In the countries affected by Ebola, such as Sierra Leone, continued efforts are still necessary to get to zero cases. The international response to...
07/04/2015
Today is World Health Day. Ensuring health services to the most vulnerable in humanitarian crises is one of the main aims of the EU’s humanitarian...