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Christos Stylianides visiting EU aid projects in Colombia
17/03/2018
During an official visit to Colombia to visit EU aid projects and meet with government officials, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has announced today €31 million for humanitarian aid and disaster...
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08/03/2018
Following the 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck Papua New Guinea on 26th February, the European Union is providing €110 000 to channel emergency assistance to the affected communities in the heavily impacted areas of Southern Highlands and Hela...
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08/03/2018
To mark the occassion of International Women's Day 2018, the Europan Commission issued a joint statement to reaffirm the EU's commitement to gender equality. "Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union...
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06/03/2018
"Eleven days ago, on 24 February 2018, the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted Resolution 2401, which requires all parties to the Syrian conflict to immediately cease hostilities for at least 30 consecutive days throughout Syria to enable the...
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06/03/2018
Today the European Commission signed an administrative arrangement with Tunisia to boost ties in civil protection and disaster risk management.The document, signed at this year's European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels, outlines key areas of...
Ukraine Demining
28/02/2018
Nearly four and a half million people have been caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Today the European Commission announced €24 million in humanitarian assistance to address the basic needs of those most badly affected by the crisis on...
Tonga
20/02/2018
The European Commission has mobilised its emergency assistance tools following significant damage caused by tropical cyclone Gita in the South Pacific, in particular the islands of Tonga.Initial emergency assistance of €100 000 has been provided to...
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20/02/2018
"The humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the de-escalation areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past eight weeks with hundreds of innocent victims, including many women and children.There...
Haiti by WFP
01/02/2018
Today the European Commission announced an aid package of €15 million for disaster preparedness and resilience-building in Haiti."Haiti is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters and we are stepping up EU support to help local populations...
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30/01/2018
Today, the European Commission announced humanitarian assistance of €37.5 million to help people affected by conflict and natural disasters in Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan."The assistance we are announcing today will reach those affected by the...

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