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06/06/2018
Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides will deliver a keynote speech on gender-based violence in emergencies at the European Development Days (EDDs) in Brussels, Belgium. The twelfth edition of the EDDs,...
class in Donetsk, Ukraine
05/06/2018
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides hosted a panel discussion on ‘Education Under Attack: A Global Call for the Protection of Education’ on 5 June during the European Development Days.The event marked the...
05/06/2018
Volcano de Fuego, one of the most active volcanos in Central America located about 40km south-west of the capital Guatemala City, erupted on Sunday 3 June. Commissioner Stylianides issued the following statement in response to the news that 69...
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31/05/2018
The European Commission has committed €40 million in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving support to vulnerable Rohingya civilians and host communities in Bangladesh and across Myanmar's Rakhine State. This comes on top of the €51 million the...
Colombia by ICRC
30/05/2018
The European Commission allocated €160 000 to strengthen the response capacities of the Colombian Red Cross in the region of the Ituango dam in Bajo Cauca, Colombia after flooding forced many to evacuate.The European Union funds will facilitate the...
A school girl in Ukraine
18/05/2018
The Commission has adopted a new policy framework, which aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019. The policy also aims to bring children caught up in...
Volunteers helping to disinfect a home in Guinea during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
18/05/2018
The European Commission has announced a package of urgent humanitarian aid to help contain an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. An initial €1.5 million will provide logistics support to the World Health Organization (WHO), and...
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides
17/05/2018
Today, the European Commission announced new humanitarian aid of €3 million to help civilians in need of urgent assistance in Gaza. The funding will be channelled exclusively through international humanitarian partners to deliver health, water, and...
Solai Dam
14/05/2018
In response to ongoing devastating floods in Kenya, the European Union has provided €1.5 million in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected families. The funding will help provide emergency shelter and basic household essentials, emergency...
Refugees in the south of Chad
04/05/2018
The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations has approved an additional €200 000 in aid for 8 000 Central African refugees in Chad which will be distributed by the Red Cross movement.As violence increases in Central...

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