Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

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Partnerships

03/08/2015 - 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 Civil Protection Mechanism, other EU institutions, neighbouring...
04/07/2014 - Basic page
Why is this important?The upcoming period will be marked by key events which will shape the future of global humanitarian aid and crisis response, in particular the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in 2015, the World Humanitarian Summit in...
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...