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16/01/2014
During the donor conference in Kuwait, Commissioner Georgieva pledged additional funding of €165 million on behalf of the European Union to assist the suffering people of Syria.  She also pleaded for the children of Syria during her speech to the...
14/01/2014
Commissioner Georgieva is on her way to Kuwait for a second major pledging conference for this tragic humanitarian crisis to take place on 15 January. Before leaving for the conference, the Commissioner and her fellow Commissioner, Štefan Füle,...
10/01/2014
On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that killed 222 750 people, injured many thousands and made 1.5 million homeless.Since the first day of this crisis, the European Union has been helping the affected Haitians and the...
08/01/2014
On 24 December 2013 severe rains and high winds struck due to an unexpected Low Level Trough System passing through the Eastern Caribbean. The trough caused severe floods, landslides and damage to critical infrastructure and homes in St Lucia and...
07/01/2014
One week ahead of a major donor conference in Kuwait on 15 January, our partners UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children, and World Vision have launched a campaign calling on governments, aid agencies and members of the public to become champions for the...
28/12/2013
Reacting to the escalating humanitarian catastrophe in the Central African Republic (CAR), Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, has issued a statement:"The humanitarian tragedy...
28/12/2013
The European Commission is sending urgently needed supplies to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help with meeting the needs for shelter of the increasing number of the displaced people in the country. A 747 Boeing carrying 20 000 pieces of...
23/12/2013
The fighting which broke out in the capital Juba on 15 December and since spread to other parts of South Sudan has by now uprooted over 62 000 people leaving them in dire need of assistance in a country already struggling with overwhelming...
19/12/2013
Today, Luxembourg becomes the first Member State to join the EU initiative that funds humanitarian projects assisting children affected by conflict gain access to education.The EUR 500 000 contribution by Luxembourg will enlarge the EU's support to...
18/12/2013
Taking advantage of a major gathering of humanitarian leaders on 18 December, President Barroso received Ms Valerie Amos, Under Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator UNOCHA, Mr António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and...

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