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13/08/2015
The EU and its Member States are sending an expert team through the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism to assist the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia with assessing the damage caused by recent floods and mudslides.Six technical experts...
06/08/2015
The European Commission is providing emergency support to Myanmar/Burma and Bangladesh following floods and mudslides which affected thousands of people in both countries. Myanmar will receive €1million and Bangladesh €500 000.Christos Stylianides...
17/07/2015
In an immediate response to a request for assistance from Greece, the EU provided firefighting planes to help stop the spread of forest fires in several parts of the country, including in the outskirts of Athens.Greece has activated the EU Civil...
25/06/2015
The European Commission is releasing an additional €6 million of humanitarian assistance to Nepal. This support will contribute to the early recovery efforts and address unmet needs, mainly for shelter, livelihoods, health and logistics. This...
 European Commission's civil protection experts at the Chautara Humanitarian Hub, Nepal.  Photo credit: EU/ECHO/ Pierre Prakash
22/05/2015
The European Commission is facilitating the deployment of a large cargo of equipment to Nepal. International Humanitarian Partnership countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Luxembourg) will establish a "base camp" for 60 humanitarian...
Commissioner Stylianides opens the 5th European Civil Protection Forum, 6-7 May 2015, Brussels.   Photo credit: EU
07/05/2015
90% of European citizens say they would expect help from other EU countries if a disaster struck in their country, according to a recent poll. Over 900 experts are meeting today in Brussels to discuss how European countries can best be prepared and...
06/05/2015
Turkey has joined the European framework for cooperation in disaster management and emergency response. Today Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, signed the agreement on the country's official...
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04/05/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, announced additional €3 million in humanitarian aid to Nepal after witnessing in person the destruction caused by the earthquake during his mission last week. The new...
Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, on the right, and Christos Stylianides, 2nd on the right, speak with a displaced Nepali about her situation and hardship since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the nation.
01/05/2015
In a joint press conference in Kathmandu, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides and UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos appealed to the...
29/04/2015
EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April 2015. He is traveling together with the UN Under-Secretary-General...

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