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Children in Haiti collecting clean water
The European Commission will strengthen its support to Haiti with an additional contribution of €35 million for the year 2017, composed of €16 million of humanitarian aid and €19 million of development assistance.This additional support will...
EUCPM experts unloading a "Bambi" 900 l. bucket from a helicopter for a reconnaissance flight.
Chile has already lost over half a million hectares to more than 100 wildfires raging throughout the country, the worst such disaster in 50 years. Barely half of the fires are controlled due to an exceptionally dry and windy summer in the southern...
EU support has been mobilised to support Chile following numerous wildfires in the past week that have caused multiple casualties and damages, in central and southern areas of the country. The assistance comes as the Government of Chile issued an...
A new joint action between UNICEF and the European Union will support more than 6000 refugee and migrant children, including unaccompanied minors, across Greece. The €8.5 million initiative will be financed through the EU Emergency Support...
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...