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16/02/2016
High Representative and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides have released this joint statement:"The deadly attacks against medical...
15/02/2016
The EU today launches the European Medical Corps to help mobilise medical and public health teams and equipment for emergencies inside and outside the EU.Through the European Medical Corps, EU Member States and other European countries can make...
08/02/2016
Despite the harsh winter conditions, the flow of refugees and migrants from Turkey into Greece remains high. Every day, between 2 000 and 3 000 people land on Greek islands and they need basic emergency assistance.The European Commission and EU...
04/02/2016
At the Supporting Syria and the Region conference which took place in London today, the EU and its Member States pledged over €3 billion to respond to the Syria crisis. The pledge triples the EU support offered at the last donor conference in...
22/01/2016
The European Commission is providing €1.2 million to support a third round of polio vaccinations in Ukraine following the start of an outbreak in August last year. The vaccination campaign is carried out with the cooperation of relevant Ukrainian...
21/01/2016
With the Horn of Africa continuing to face a multitude of crises from recurrent cycles of conflict to natural disasters, affecting millions of people, the EU has today announced €77 million in humanitarian aid for the region in 2016.The Horn of...
20/01/2016
Today, the European Commission has announced €29 million in humanitarian support for the most vulnerable populations in Somalia for 2016. The new funding comes as nearly five million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and over one...
14/01/2016
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the Ebola transmissions in West Africa have come to an end for the moment, as Liberia marks today 42 days without new Ebola cases – an important landmark that neighbouring Guinea and Sierra...
13/01/2016
The European Commission has contributed with humanitarian funding to the aid convoy sent to Madaya, Syria to assist people in need. The convoy was made up of the UN, the International Committee for the Red Cross and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.A...
11/01/2016
Following the attack on a health centre run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Razeh district, northern Yemen, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos...

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