17/01/2018 - Country page
Africa is scene to multiple conflicts, drought, and a looming famine, all factors which fuel mass displacement of people. Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused the biggest displacement crisis in Africa; meanwhile Uganda is the...
05/10/2016 - Video
As a teacher, how do you treat children who have experienced war, heard gunshots and explosions, and maybe lost a loved one due to unspeakable violence? Are teachers equipped to deal with children coping with the trauma of displacement? In northern...
27/09/2016 - Photo story
Every refugee who crosses an international border in search for safety hopes to return home soon. In protracted conflicts, years go by and certain refugee crises receive diminishing media and donor attention.
02/09/2016 - Video
Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes due to intense fighting and food shortages. With its vast swamplands and uprooted population South Sudan is a country where water-related diseases such as cholera and...
31/08/2016 - Blog post
The latest flare-up of violence in South Sudan has dampened any hopes of an improvement of the humanitarian situation in the world’s youngest nation. Almost 90 000 people have fled to neighbouring Uganda while thousands have been newly displaced...
20/06/2016 - News
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High...
24/05/2016 - News
At the World Humanitarian Summit taking place this week in Istanbul, the EU has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - News
At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in ten days in Istanbul, Turkey, the EU and its Member States will jointly call for a reshape of the global humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - Video
Today, some 125 million men, women and children worldwide are in need of humanitarian aid. At this critical juncture, the international community comes together at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 to rethink the way relief...
11/05/2016 - News
Amid the ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in the Republic of Angola, the European Union has deployed a team of medical experts under the European Medical Corps established earlier this year.