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by EU ECHO Peter Biro
21/09/2017
The European Commission has announced an additional €10 million in humanitarian assistance to Iraq, bringing the total EU humanitarian contribution to this crisis to €350 million since 2015.The announcement came as Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid...
Turkey by UNICEF
20/09/2017
The European Commission has announced today it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU's humanitarian budget will go to education in...
ERCC © EU/ECHO/Ezequiel Scagnetti
20/09/2017
In a joint statement on the earthquake in Mexico City, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides and High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini expressed their condolences and reiterated that the EU is...
Rohingya crisis by EU ECHO
12/09/2017
As more and more refugees arrive in Bangladesh from Myanmar, the European Commission announces additional humanitarian aid of €3 million to address the most pressing needs of Rohingya civilians. The funding comes on top of the €12 million announced...
Clearing roads by Tatiana Fernandez
11/09/2017
On 11 September 2017, the EU announced further assistance for Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Irma. Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides made the following statement:"Hurricane Irma has left a trail...
07/09/2017
The EU is mobilising its emergency response instruments to assist countries affected or threatened by Hurricane Irma. High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini declared that:“The European Union fully supports our partners and friends in...
Rohingya refugees in Myanmar by Pierre Prakash
05/09/2017
"Unrestricted humanitarian access, including for aid workers, is critical to reaching 350 000 vulnerable people in Rakhine State. They must be allowed to do their job to try to prevent the further deterioration of an already serious humanitarian...
ERCC inside
30/08/2017
The European Commission's 24/7 Emergency Response Coordination Centre has recently been in regular contact with the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Hurricane Harvey and any EU support that could help the US authorities. The EU's...
Nepal by Pierre Prakash
25/08/2017
In response to the devastating floods and landslides that have swept across large parts of Nepal since mid-August, the European Commission is providing EUR 200 000 in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected families in various...
Aid deliveries in Mosul
18/08/2017
The European Union (EU) is committed to the safety of humanitarian workers. Every year, the EU marks World Humanitarian Day by adding its voice to the global campaign that honours humanitarian workers who, day after day, put their lives on the line...

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