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25/07/2014
In response to the floods that devastated Paraguay in June this year, the European Union is allocating €250 000 to help the most affected populations with immediate relief assistance. This will benefit around 1 500 families including those...
24/07/2014
The European Commission has just signed two major contracts with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), totalling €14 million, to deliver vitally needed food assistance and facilitate the movement of humanitarian cargo in South Sudan. The...
Iraqi children in an EU Children of Peace project
22/07/2014
Today the Austrian government announced its financial support to the EU Children of Peace initiative by contributing €250 000. With the additional funds the Initiative will further support EU-funded humanitarian projects, enabling children in...
From left: Elizabeth Longworth, Stéphane Jacobzone, Florika Fink-Hooijer, Päivi Kairamo, and Antti Rytövuori
18/07/2014
The Finnish government has officially accepted the Peer Review report on its implementation of the global blueprint for disaster risk reduction, the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) which was adopted in 2005 and is due to be renewed next year at...
© Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
17/07/2014
Since the current cycle of violence between Israel and Gaza started on July 8, civilians on both sides are caught under fire, including women and children. More than two hundred people have been killed and nearly one thousand six hundred injured....

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