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Health workers in West Africa at the height of the Ebola crisis in 2013. On 15 May 2017, an Ebola outbreak was officially declared in DRC with two confirmed deaths. ©EC/ECHO/Jean-Louis Mosser
16/05/2017
On 12 May 2007, the first case of Ebola was confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On 15 May, there were 20 suspected cases reported with two confirmed by laboratory tests. To date, there have been three deaths, of which two are confirmed...
Commissioner Stylianides in Myanmar.
15/05/2017
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has concluded his official visit to Myanmar/Burma where he announced new funding of €12 million for the country as part of an overall €27 million aid package for the South...
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides will also visit starts his official visit to Myanmar/Burma from 12-14 May to meet with government officials and assess the humanitarian situation on the ground.
12/05/2017
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is in Myanmar/Burma from 12-14 May for an official visit. He will meet with government officials and assess the humanitarian situation on the ground.Arriving in the...
It is estimated that one million children in Somalia are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2017. Photo: EU/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie
10/05/2017
Today, the United Kingdom hosts a major international conference on Somalia in London. The aim is to agree on a new partnership between Somalia and the international community to keep the country on course for peace and economic growth by 2020....
A Darfurian refugee in Chad. Photo: UNHCR
05/05/2017
Today, the European Commission, in partnership with the Maltese Presidency and UNICEF, organised an event to draw attention to crises that receive limited international attention in spite of growing needs. These are the so-called "forgotten crises...
‘Mikri Poli’, the new community center almost ready to open its gates. Copyright ©Terre des hommes/Vasilis Vavvas.
26/04/2017
Mikri Poli, a new community centre for refugees and migrants opens its doors today in Ioannina. The space, located in the village of Platanos, will offer a range of free educational, cultural and recreational activities for adults and children from...
In one of the general food distribution centres in Sana’a, displaced Yemenis look for their names on the food assistance list before taking their food baskets.
25/04/2017
The European Commission announced today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and €70 million to support...
Children attend school in South Kivu
11/04/2017
The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of €47 million to help people in need in the Great Lakes and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflict and displacement, as...
Group photo of all the speakers at the Future of Syria conference which took place in Brussels on 4th and 5th April 2017.
06/04/2017
April the 5th marked the end of the two-day "Supporting the Future of Syria and the region Brussels conference".The conference was co-chaired by the European Union and the United Nations. Participants representing some of most important...
03/04/2017
As part of the Brussels Conference "Supporting the future of Syria and the region" the  event "Humanitarian Aid Inside Syria: Needs, Challenges & the Way Forward" took place on 4 April in Brussels.  The event had two main objectives:To reflect...

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