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22/12/2014
The European Commission is providing €2 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Libyans who have been forced to flee their homes amid the increasing instability and violence, which has plagues the country over recent months. It is...
09/12/2014
With growing numbers of refugees from Syria seeking safety in Turkey, the European Commission is increasing its aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey and across the border by €10 million. The new humanitarian funding will help refugees living outside...
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20/11/2014
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for...
24/09/2014
On the second day of the UN General Assembly 2014, the European Commission announced having increased its aid to Syria and neighbouring countries by €215 million to respond to continued suffering of the Syrian people. The new funding includes €50...
22/09/2014
Given the drastic increase in frequency, severity and magnitude of natural disasters, the EU and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) are launching today a joint campaign on effective preparedness measures.The Disaster...
21/09/2014
Today, International Day of Peace, we remember that conflicts over the world have affected over 1 billion children, preventing over 28 million from receiving an education.One of the priorities in helping and protecting children affected by conflict...
22/08/2014
Responding to the deteriorating security situation in Libya which has led to an increase in casualties and displacement, the EU is providing some €215 000 to support the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). More than...
19/08/2014
Today's World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to humanitarian workers who risk their lives in bringing assistance to victims of wars and natural disasters worldwide. It is a time when we commemorate all those who were target of...
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25/07/2014
The EU is providing an additional €5 million to support emergency relief operations in the Gaza Strip where the humanitarian crisis continues to grow."I am horrified by the loss of lives and injuries caused to civilians in Gaza. It is...
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...

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