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06/05/2015
Turkey has joined the European framework for cooperation in disaster management and emergency response. Today Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, signed the agreement on the country's official...
Burundi refugees at the Mahama refugee camp, Rwanda. Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Thomas Conan
05/05/2015
The European Commission is providing €1.5 million to meet the immediate humanitarian needs for assistance and protection of Burundians who are fleeing to neighbouring countries in great numbers."Such sudden and massive displacement is a...
04/05/2015
Thanks to a €400 000 contribution from the European Commission, emergencies supplies are being airlifted to earthquake-stricken Nepal. The supplies will support UNICEF’s response to the disaster, providing vitally needed aid to 1.7 million children...
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04/05/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, announced additional €3 million in humanitarian aid to Nepal after witnessing in person the destruction caused by the earthquake during his mission last week. The new...
Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, on the right, and Christos Stylianides, 2nd on the right, speak with a displaced Nepali about her situation and hardship since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the nation.
01/05/2015
In a joint press conference in Kathmandu, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides and UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos appealed to the...
29/04/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April 2015. He is traveling together with the UN Under-Secretary-General...
29/04/2015
Preparedness to disasters is crucial – it can save lives. As part of its efforts to strengthen the EU's ability to respond to emergencies, the European Commission co-funded and participated in a large civil protection exercise which is taking place...
27/04/2015
The European Commission is making €3 million available in its immediate response to the vast devastation caused by the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday.This funding comes in addition to the assistance from the Member States and the deployment...
25/04/2015
In the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Nepal and India, High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini, the EU Commissioner for Development Neven Mimica and the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos...
South Sudan refugees in Uganda, January 2014. |  Photo credit: EC/ECHO/Malini Morzaria
25/04/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, who is currently visiting South Sudan, requested from the EU budgetary authorities to release €50 million for vital support to the victims of the humanitarian crisis...

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