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17/02/2015
 Additional EU aid for flood victims in AlbaniaTo assist the population affected by the floods in Albania, the European Commission is giving over € 118 000 to provide around 8 000 people in the most badly hit areas with food parcels, hygiene kits...
17/02/2015
Three years after the start of the conflict, renewed violence and persistent food scarcity are creating urgent humanitarian needs in Mali. The EU is providing €32 million in humanitarian aid to assist people affected by the conflict, as well as by...
16/02/2015
In Africa's Sahel, close to 20 million people don't know where their next meal will come from. The EU is giving €156 million in humanitarian funding for 2015 to the Sahel region to address the recurrent food crises and increasing needs.This new aid...
10/02/2015
The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides conveys his deepest condolences to the families of the three humanitarian aid workers killed in Sudan, Kurmuk locality, on Sunday 8 February 2015. The staff of the...
06/02/2015
The European Commission and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy are presenting the first EU comprehensive strategy to tackle the crises in Syria and Iraq allocating €1 billion in funding for the next two years. The...
05/02/2015
"Ebola cases in West Africa are on the rise again. For the first time this year, we saw an increase in new infections in the week to 1 February – with 124 new confirmed cases across Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. This is very worrying.The...
05/02/2015
The European Commission is giving €3 million in humanitarian aid to assist the people affected by severe flooding in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar."The current heavy rains in the region have caused floods that destroyed houses, schools,...
03/02/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is today addressing some 250 members of the humanitarian community gathered at the European consultation leading to the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS).This regional...
29/01/2015
The European Union has increased its assistance to the Syria crisis by €136 million in humanitarian funding. Aid is provided both inside the country and in neighbouring countries hosting Syrian refugees.The funding was announced as EU Commissioner...
27/01/2015
Three EU-chartered cargo planes shipping a total of over 85 tonnes of relief supplies are reaching Ukraine today. The first plane landed in Dnepropetrovsk this morning at around 12:30 local time.EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis...

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