Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

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Partnerships

02/06/2016 - Basic page
The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) maintains and develops a comprehensive set of civil protection partnerships with members of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, other EU institutions, neighbouring...
16/02/2016 - Basic page
Helping people affected by crises and disasters is a global concern and providing aid is a global effort. Effective and efficient response to humanitarian disasters depends to a large extent on close cooperation between all involved parties at...
15/04/2014 - Basic page
The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) works with over 200 partners organisations to provide humanitarian assistance throughout the world. Humanitarian partners include non-governmental organisations (NGOs...
Why is this essential?The major natural and man-made disasters often surpass the borders of a single country, like the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 or floods in Europe that seriously affected a number of countries.A country hit by a disaster can...