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20/01/2014
The international community pledged over EUR 366 million at a high-level meeting on the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) today, as donors rallied to help the stricken country in response to a dramatically deteriorating...
17/01/2014
The European Commission and OCHA, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, are co-chairing a high-level meeting on the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). On Monday, 20 January,...
16/01/2014
During the donor conference in Kuwait, Commissioner Georgieva pledged additional funding of €165 million on behalf of the European Union to assist the suffering people of Syria.  She also pleaded for the children of Syria during her speech to the...
14/01/2014
Commissioner Georgieva is on her way to Kuwait for a second major pledging conference for this tragic humanitarian crisis to take place on 15 January. Before leaving for the conference, the Commissioner and her fellow Commissioner, Štefan Füle,...
10/01/2014
On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that killed 222 750 people, injured many thousands and made 1.5 million homeless.Since the first day of this crisis, the European Union has been helping the affected Haitians and the...
08/01/2014
On 24 December 2013 severe rains and high winds struck due to an unexpected Low Level Trough System passing through the Eastern Caribbean. The trough caused severe floods, landslides and damage to critical infrastructure and homes in St Lucia and...
07/01/2014
One week ahead of a major donor conference in Kuwait on 15 January, our partners UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children, and World Vision have launched a campaign calling on governments, aid agencies and members of the public to become champions for the...
28/12/2013
Reacting to the escalating humanitarian catastrophe in the Central African Republic (CAR), Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, has issued a statement:"The humanitarian tragedy...
28/12/2013
The European Commission is sending urgently needed supplies to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help with meeting the needs for shelter of the increasing number of the displaced people in the country. A 747 Boeing carrying 20 000 pieces of...
23/12/2013
The fighting which broke out in the capital Juba on 15 December and since spread to other parts of South Sudan has by now uprooted over 62 000 people leaving them in dire need of assistance in a country already struggling with overwhelming...

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