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Bali operation by IFRC
Following a series of eruptions of Mount Agung volcano in Indonesia’s island of Bali which began  late September, the European Commission will provide €100 000 to deliver emergency relief assistance to the most affected families. The aid will...
ESSN Turkey by WFP
The Commission announced additional humanitarian aid for two major projects through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, that both work by providing monthly transfers via debit card.The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) which is implemented by...
Ethiopia by IOM
People in Ethiopia are facing increasingly dangerous levels of food insecurity due to severe drought. To combat the worsening humanitarian situation, the European Commission has committed new emergency assistance of €15 million bringing the total...
Guatemala by WFP
Following the floods caused by Guatemala’s exceptionally strong rain season, the European Commission is providing €90 000 in humanitarian aid to assist 3500 people in the central Alta Verapaz department.This assistance will support the Guatemalan...
Yemen by WFP Abeer Etefa
On 7th December the European Commission announced new humanitarian aid of €25 million to support civilians in desperate need in Yemen. This brings the total EU funding to €196.7 million since the start of the conflict in 2015.The current measures...
Irak by HI
The Commission has announced new measures to tailor EU humanitarian aid to people with disabilities caught up in crisis situations. From now on EU-funded projects will cover the needs of people with disabilities in a more structured way.The...
Chiara, EU Aid Volunteer
International Volunteer Day, observed every year on 5 December, is an occasion to celebrate the contribution of individual volunteers and organisations.Well-trained volunteers carry out practical action that helps communities affected by, or at...
Partners conference 2017
The European Commission has launched today the first of six EIC Horizon Prizes, on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and...
International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
In advance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is marked on the 25 November each year, the College of Commissioners issued a joint statement reaffirming EU commitment to the eradication of gender-based violence...
Civil Protection Portugal
Today the European Commission revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters.The proposal is a central part of President Juncker's agenda of a Europe that protects. The initiative comes in light of more...