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/echo/file/giving-syrian-refugee-children-chance-realise-their-dreams_enGiving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams

Giving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams
14/12/2018
Aya is 16 years old. Having escaped the sound of bombs and gunfire in Syria, she has been in Turkey for almost six years. Aya was determined to finish her studies so took Turkish language classes. She hopes to become a doctor one day so that she can...

/echo/file/rasha-syrian-mother-who-gave-birth-safely-thanks-eu-funded-healthcare_enRasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare

Rasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare
07/12/2018
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/stop-rape-war_enStop rape in war!

Stop rape in war!
05/12/2018
#OrangeTheWorld – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign aimed to prevent and end violence against women and girls around the world. This year, under the EU's leadership of the Call to Action on...

/echo/file/making-difference-children-rohingya-refugee-camps_enMaking a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps

Making a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps
03/12/2018
Noor is not just any girl, she is one of 700 000 Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar. Young girls are particularly vulnerable in the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, at risk of abuse, trafficking and early marriage. In partnership...

/echo/file/accurate-weather-forecasting-nomadic-mongolian-herders_enAccurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders

Accurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders
14/11/2018
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...

/echo/file/venezuelans-road-better-future_enVenezuelans on the road for a better future

Venezuelans on the road for a better future
07/11/2018
Once South America’s richest nation sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s deepening economic collapse is sending millions on the roads. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans leave their country in search of food and healthcare, in...

/echo/file/somalia-water-everything-me_enSomalia: “Water is everything to me”

Somalia: “Water is everything to me”
26/10/2018
In 2017, the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) department and the international community provided assistance to avoid a new famine in Somalia, but the hardship is far from over. In recent years, drought...

/echo/file/surviving-drought-mauritania-real-nutritional-challenge_enSurviving the drought in Mauritania, a real nutritional challenge

Surviving the drought in Mauritania, a real nutritional challenge
15/10/2018
This year, the Sahel faces a serious crisis due to a combination of erratic rains, price inflation and insecurity. The number of people in a situation of food and nutrition crisis is on the rise. The situation is particularly worrying in Mauritania...

/echo/file/jordan-refugee-s-digital-story_enJordan: a refugee’s digital story

Jordan: a refugee’s digital story
24/09/2018
Around 5.6 million Syrians have been forced to take refuge in neighbouring countries. Many challenges await them as they start their new lives, not least getting their civil and legal documentation in order. These crucial documents enable refugees...

/echo/file/new-health-clinics-help-rohingya-refugees-and-local-people-stay-healthy_enNew health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy

New health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy
19/09/2018
With the help of European Union humanitarian aid funding, Save the Children is building new health clinics in Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees and local families. Each clinic can treat around 100 people every day. Monsoon rains bring the risk of...

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