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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...
Colombia by ICRC
The European Commission allocated €160 000 to strengthen the response capacities of the Colombian Red Cross in the region of the Ituango dam in Bajo Cauca, Colombia after flooding forced many to evacuate.The European Union funds will facilitate the...
A school girl in Ukraine
The Commission has adopted a new policy framework, which aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019. The policy also aims to bring children caught up in...
Volunteers helping to disinfect a home in Guinea during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
The European Commission has announced a package of urgent humanitarian aid to help contain an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. An initial €1.5 million will provide logistics support to the World Health Organization (WHO), and...
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides
Today, the European Commission announced new humanitarian aid of €3 million to help civilians in need of urgent assistance in Gaza. The funding will be channelled exclusively through international humanitarian partners to deliver health, water, and...
Solai Dam
In response to ongoing devastating floods in Kenya, the European Union has provided €1.5 million in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected families. The funding will help provide emergency shelter and basic household essentials, emergency...
Refugees in the south of Chad
The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations has approved an additional €200 000 in aid for 8 000 Central African refugees in Chad which will be distributed by the Red Cross movement.As violence increases in Central...
Commissioner Stylianides, concluded the Conference
On 24 and 25 April, the EU and the UN co-chaired the Brussels II Conference “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region”. The Conference brought together delegations from over 85 countries, international organisations, and civil society who...
Syria conference
For today and tomorrow, the EU hosts the second Brussels Conference "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region", co-chaired with the United Nations. Ahead of the main ministerial plenary sessions tomorrow, High Representative/Vice-President...
Movie still NotATarget by ICRC
From 18 April to 1 May 2018, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), supported by the European Commission's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations in collaboration with the Belgian Red Cross, will broadcast a short...