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29/10/2018
The Commission has committed an additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address increasing food, nutrition, and emergency needs in the countries. For 2018, the EU's total humanitarian response in...
22/10/2018
The Commission is allocating an additional € 7.2 million to strengthen its response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is not yet under control. Total EU response so far stands at € 12.83 million in 2018. The EU...
15/10/2018
The 2018 Modex Romania is the largest medical exercise ever conducted in the framework of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and is taking place in Bucharest, Romania until 18 October 2018. The simulation will mobilise over 1000 people and involve...
Afghanistan by ICRC
04/10/2018
Large parts of Afghanistan are facing severe drought, worsening an already dire humanitarian situation. In response, the European Commission has committed an additional €20 million in emergency aid, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid for...
Indonesian earthquake by IFRC
01/10/2018
Following the high number of casualties and damages caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia this weekend, the European Commission has responded with a commitment of an initial €1.5 million in emergency humanitarian assistance....
Myanmar Rakhine state by ICRC
27/09/2018
The European Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €5 million to bring emergency support to vulnerable communities living in Myanmar's Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan states. This comes on top of the €40 million committed in May 2018...
27/09/2018
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides and UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore co-hosted a side-event ‘Children and women under attack: ending gender-based violence in emergencies’ during the 73rd session...
North Kivu, DRC. © ICRC
27/09/2018
In response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the EU is assisting the Red Cross to reinforce preparedness in Uganda and Rwanda. DRC is currently experiencing its 10th outbreak of the virus. The EU will provide...
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26/09/2018
The European Union (EU) merged its efforts with the Kingdom of Belgium and the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to raise awareness on the cost of armed conflict and its dire consequences on civilians....
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21/09/2018
The Commission has committed €9 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in Madagascar, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. The funding will also help to promote effective humanitarian action at regional level.The Southern Africa and...

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