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DRC by ICRC
13/04/2018
In Geneva, the European Union co-hosted the 'Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'. On this occasion, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides reiterated the EU's support in...
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03/04/2018
As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country.The announcement was made at the High Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian...
02/04/2018
Greece bore the weight of responsibility at the height of the Mediterranean refugee and migrant crisis which at its peak saw 10 000 men women and children arriving in the country in one day. Currently there are over 45 000 refugees and migrants who...
Commissioner Stylianides in DRC
26/03/2018
According to the United Nations 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan, 16.6 million people are affected by the crisis in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), with 13.1 million people in need of assistance. Over 5.1 million people are displaced: 4.49 ...
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...

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