Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Service tools


Out of commitment to high transparency and accountability and in order to raise awareness to humanitarian issues, the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) produces a wide range of communication products on its relief work across the globe.

  • Factsheets provide concise information about specific countries, regions or humanitarian theme in which ECHO is active.
  • The 'Aid in Action' Interactive page gives a swift overview of ECHO's activities through info-graphics, videos, fact-sheets, and maps. It is available in English, French, and German
  • Policy newsletters are sent twice a year to inform of major policy initiatives and developments.
  • Leaflets, books & postcards are print material which can be ordered through the EU Bookshop.
  • Annual reports provided detailed information on ECHO's activities in each year.
  • Eurobarometer analyses the level of knowledge support to the EU humanitarian and civil protection activities in each EU Member State.
  • Policy implementation guidelines offer technical guidance on specific sectors of interventions for on-the-ground humanitarian partners.
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