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peter_biro_yemen
13/06/2018
"The latest reports today confirmed the intensification of the military operations around the city and the port of Hodeidah.Hodeidah is one of the most densely populated areas in Yemen: an offensive on that city will have devastating consequences...
Sri Lanka Red Cross Society in delivering relief assistance
12/06/2018
Following the devastating floods and landslides which struck Sri Lanka over the last weeks, the European Commission gave €160 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to the communities affected by the recent floods. Some 17 500...
training for medical experts fighting Ebola outbreak in DRC
12/06/2018
The European Commission will provide €1.8 million in humanitarian aid to support the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding brings the total EU response to Ebola so far in 2018 to € 3.43 million."...
Commissioner Stylianides at the opening in Rome
11/06/2018
On Friday, 8 June 2018, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides opened the EU SAVES LIVES virtual reality exhibition in Rome in the presence of Ms Elisabetta Gardini, Member of European Parliament and Mr...
© Guatemala Red Cross
08/06/2018
On 3 June, Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted, triggering floods of lava and the emission of ash and small rocks. The eruption affected different areas of the departments of Chimaltenango, Sacatepéquez, and Escuintla. Access to the most affected...
07/06/2018
Today, the European Commission announced €1.5 million in humanitarian aid to address the increasing needs of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The announcement brings Commission humanitarian funding in...
© Concern Worldwide
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...
stylianides_visits_bangladesh
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...

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