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Guatemala by WFP
Following the floods caused by Guatemala’s exceptionally strong rain season, the European Commission is providing €90 000 in humanitarian aid to assist 3500 people in the central Alta Verapaz department.This assistance will support the Guatemalan...
Yemen by WFP Abeer Etefa
On 7th December the European Commission announced new humanitarian aid of €25 million to support civilians in desperate need in Yemen. This brings the total EU funding to €196.7 million since the start of the conflict in 2015.The current measures...
Irak by HI
The Commission has announced new measures to tailor EU humanitarian aid to people with disabilities caught up in crisis situations. From now on EU-funded projects will cover the needs of people with disabilities in a more structured way.The...
Chiara, EU Aid Volunteer
International Volunteer Day, observed every year on 5 December, is an occasion to celebrate the contribution of individual volunteers and organisations.Well-trained volunteers carry out practical action that helps communities affected by, or at...
Partners conference 2017
The European Commission has launched today the first of six EIC Horizon Prizes, on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and...
International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
In advance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is marked on the 25 November each year, the College of Commissioners issued a joint statement reaffirming EU commitment to the eradication of gender-based violence...
Civil Protection Portugal
Today the European Commission revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters.The proposal is a central part of President Juncker's agenda of a Europe that protects. The initiative comes in light of more...
International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference, supported by the EU, to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to...
World Children's Day
To mark Universal Children's Day on 20 November, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and...
EU calls for full and unrestrained humanitarian access to Yemen
On 6 November the Saudi led military coalition closed air, sea and land entry points to Yemen. This decision has caused major disruptions in the urgent delivery of life-saving activities and a sharp rise in the price of basic commodities, as...