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02/09/2015
The European Commission is providing €300 000 in emergency humanitarian funding to assist people most affected by Tropical Storm Erika – one of the major storms of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.Dominica, a small island nation in the...
27/08/2015
On 26 August, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed the peace agreement endorsed by other South Sudanese parties in Addis Ababa earlier in August 2015. This commitment to engage in a political process is a crucial step towards the end of 20...
26/08/2015
The European Commission is releasing an additional €1.5 million in humanitarian funding to assist refugees and migrants in Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The aid will support humanitarian partners in helping with the...
26/08/2015
Following the recent attack by armed gunmen on the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Aden, Yemen, the ICRC has had to temporarily relocate its staff.EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management,...
25/08/2015
In response to the damages caused by low temperatures in Peru, the European Commission, through its Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has allocated €127 200 to meet the most urgent needs of the affected families. The EU funds...
20/08/2015
The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is providing €150 000 in humanitarian funding to help cope with migratory pressures in Serbia. The support will be channelled through the Disaster Relief Emergency...
20/08/2015
Following the bombings in Yemen of port facilities in Hodeida, the Spokespersons of the High Representative /Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides made the following...
19/08/2015
Every day, brave men and women risk their lives in humanitarian service to assist victims of wars and natural disasters worldwide. On the occasion of today's World Humanitarian Day, the European Union pays tribute to their work and dedication....
18/08/2015
Following further indiscriminate attacks against civilians in Syria, High Representative and Vice President, Federica Mogherini, and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, issued the following declaration...
13/08/2015
The EU and its Member States are sending an expert team through the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism to assist the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia with assessing the damage caused by recent floods and mudslides.Six technical experts...

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