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11/07/2014
In our ever-lasting efforts to provide up-to-date and user-friendly information about our activities – we have revamped the ECHO website. The new platform is meant to better serve our online community by providing easy access, simplified navigation...
High-level event to mark end of Commission's mandate as ODSG's Chair
30/06/2014
LAST UPDATE: 02/07/2014 - The European Commission – for the first time since the establishment of the Group – has been at the steering wheel of the Donor Support Group (ODSG) of the United Nations' Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...
24/06/2014
In view of the alarming spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the European Union has stepped up its relief assistance. The EU is providing additional €500 000 to enhance interventions aimed at curbing the worsening epidemic in Guinea,...
WRD 2014
20/06/2014
Marking World Refugee Day, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has released a new global trends report which states that every four seconds someone in the world is forced to flee; literally in a blink of an eye. Every year,...
19/06/2014
The European Union will increase its humanitarian assistance to Iraq by €5 million in order to respond to the urgent needs of those affected by the recent violence in central and northern Iraq. As a result of the fighting, a large-scale...

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