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Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides visited Belgrade, Serbia, on the 21st and 22nd January to discuss EU humanitarian support for refugees in the country. He visited a reception centre in the Belgrade area...
The European Commission has released €40 million in additional humanitarian aid to support the populations in the Lake Chad region in Africa. The new funding brings the overall EU humanitarian aid package for the region to over €116 million since...
The European Commission is currently working alongside EU Member States to facilitate emergency aid deliveries in Iraq, to help people affected by the crisis in Mosul.Three additional planes carrying emergency assistance from Austria and France...
With the humanitarian situation drastically deteriorating in a number of countries and regions, the EU is releasing urgent assistance. A total of €28.7 million have been allocated to respond to the most pressing humanitarian needs in Somalia,...
The civil protection authorities of Algeria (DGPC) and the European Commission's humanitarian aid and civil protection department today formalised their cooperation in the field of disaster risk management, by signing an administrative arrangement...
Jeddah displacement camp, Qayyarah, Iraq, provides temporary shelter for people uprooted by fighting in Mosul. Today the EU is increasing its humanitarian response in Iraq by a further €25 million
Today the European Commission is stepping up its response for the humanitarian crisis in Iraq by a further €25 million, bringing total EU humanitarian aid to €159 million in 2016. The new funding comes in addition to aid deliveries this week by EU...
Amid reports of breaches of International Humanitarian Law in Eastern Aleppo, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides reiterates that the protection of civilians is paramount.I am appalled by the increasing...
A cargo plane carrying close to 40 tonnes (more than 290 cubic metres) of emergency supplies will land in Erbil, Iraq, in the first of several operations organised jointly by the European Commission and Member States."The fighting continues to...
Celebrated every year on 5 December, International Volunteer Day is a day dedicated to shining the spotlight on volunteers around the world and the contributions they make to drive positive change.In the field of humanitarian aid and civil...
Today the European Commission is announcing a further increase of the share of its humanitarian aid budget to lead the way in supporting education projects in emergency situations around the world. The increase from 4% in 2016 to 6% in 2017 of the...