Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

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Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Shelter (2015)

Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Shelter (2015)

Floods, earthquakes, cyclones or conflicts destroy thousands of homes in an instant. The EU provides shelter when homes are lost in humanitarian crises.

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Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Health (2015)

Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Health (2015)

Over 300 million people are each year in need of basic health service. The EU fights epidemics and runs vaccination campaigns in humanitarian crises.

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Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Water, sanitation and hygiene (2015)

Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Water, sanitation and hygiene (2015)

Inappropriate water and sanitation conditions cause 1.7 million deaths every year. The EU provides access to clean water, sanitation services and hygiene in humanitarian crises.

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Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Food assistance (2015)

Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Food assistance (2015)

Millions of people caught in humanitarian crises suffer from hunger. The EU is a leading donor of food assistance.

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Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Resilience (2015)

Humanity, solidarity, dignity – Resilience (2015)

Preparedness saves lives. The EU strengthens the resilience of vulnerable communities to better withstand and recover from natural and armed conflicts.

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Helping people in disasters – Forest fires (2015)

Helping people in disasters – Forest fires (2015)

When a disaster strikes, every minute counts. The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) ensures immediate and life-saving response to disasters – in Europe and worldwide.

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Helping people in disasters – Floods (2015)

Helping people in disasters – Floods (2015)

European countries join forces under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters. Coordinated actions bring fast and effective assistance to those in need.

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Civil protection at a glance (2012)

Civil protection at a glance (2015)

The European Union supports coordinated disaster response, prevention and preparedness activities, both in Europe and globally, via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. This brochure is a short introduction to the European Commission's civil protection actions.

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Echoes of EU humanitarian aid and crisis response (2015)

Echoes of EU humanitarian aid and crisis response (2015)

Every year, millions of people across the world are caught up in natural disasters or man-made crises. Emergencies caused by earthquakes, floods, drought or armed conflict can leave people deprived of basic human needs such as food, water and shelter. This publication showcases the relief work of the European Commission.

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E-version of the photo book


Humanitarian aid at a glance (2012)

Humanitarian aid at a glance (2014)

The European Union and its Member States are the world’s leading humanitarian donor. This brochure is a short introduction to the European Commission's humanitarian aid action around the world. Read about the Commission's mandate, principles and key priorities.

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European Commission Humanitarian Aid - From A to Z (2013)

EU’s humanitarian aid and civil protection across the globe - From A to Z (2014)

For more than 20 years, the European Union has helped victims of conflicts and disasters in over 140 countries. With less than 1% of the EU budget amounting to just over €2 per EU citizen, the European Commission helps over 120 million people every year. Find out about some of the most recent actions in this brochure.

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Hidden Disaster (2010)

Hidden Disaster (2010)

When a disaster strikes, the EU provides relief assistance across the world aiming to save and preserve lives. This comic book is a wholly fictitious story written to illustrate how the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department responds to crises, from a human interest angle.

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The European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid

The European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid (2008)
The humanitarian challenge.

Joint Statement by the Council and the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States meeting within the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission.

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Last updated
30/03/2016