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Haiti by WFP
01/02/2018
Today the European Commission announced an aid package of €15 million for disaster preparedness and resilience-building in Haiti."Haiti is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters and we are stepping up EU support to help local populations...
photo credit ICRC
30/01/2018
Today, the European Commission announced humanitarian assistance of €37.5 million to help people affected by conflict and natural disasters in Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan."The assistance we are announcing today will reach those affected by the...
Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission
24/01/2018
Christos Stylianides, the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and Neven Mimica...
Iraq by Peter Biro
08/01/2018
Today, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the...
28/12/2017
The European Union will provide €570 000 in humanitarian funding to deliver emergency relief assistance to families affected by typhoon Tembin, which wreaked havoc across large parts of the southern Philippines just before Christmas. The funds will...
#EUEducationEmpowers campaign
21/12/2017
The EU is currently running a campaign entitled #EUEducationEmpowers. The campaign, launched on 18 December 2017, targets EU citizens with the aim to raise awareness of the EU's work in providing access to education for children caught up in...
Caribbean
20/12/2017
In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which wreaked havoc across the Caribbean in September 2017, the European Commission has mobilised an additional €3.3 million to support preparedness initiatives that will help countries in the region...
Central African Republic by UNICEF
20/12/2017
In response to violent episodes and atrocities in the Central African Republic in past months, the European Commission announced an additional €7 million in humanitarian aid.The crisis in the Central African Republic, resulting from a civil war,...
Commissioner Christos Stylianides statement
18/12/2017
The magnitude of humanitarian needs is overwhelming in Syria; 13 million of people in need; 6.1 million people had to flee their homes, and 5.4 million Syrians are refugees in neighbouring countries. In recent weeks, the inhabitants of the Syrian...
Albania flooding
18/12/2017
Albania experienced extreme and intense rainfall in December, causing many rivers to burst  their banks and triggering floods in the southern regions of the country. Overflowing rivers have damaged road infrastructure and properties. As a result,...

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