11/03/2014 – The European Commission will provide life-saving assistance to 100 000 victims of the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) who have been forced to flee to Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon.
The funding comes from the Commission's support of €45 million to CAR since the escalation of the crisis in December 2013...
08/03/2014 – Today marks the International Women's Day, a yearly occasion honouring the courageous struggle and accomplishments of women throughout history. Disasters and conflicts typically exacerbate their vulnerabilities. However, it is worth noting that relief efforts following such misfortunes also constitute an opportunity to challenge gender-based inequalities - if aid is tailored to survivors' needs and promotes resilience of all community members.
25/02/2014 - In today's vote, the European Parliament gave its overwhelming support for the "EU Aid Volunteers" programme - an initiative that will allow European citizens to take part in humanitarian work worldwide. Over the next seven years the programme will create over 18 000 opportunities for a variety of profiles, from newcomers to experienced humanitarian experts.