19/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has allocated an additional €1 million in emergency aid to India as devastating floods killed nearly 500 people and submerged entire villages in the southern state of Kerala.
21/06/2018 - News
Following the devastating floods that struck southern Tajikistan in May, the European Commission has allocated €60 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to communities affected by the disaster.
12/06/2018 - News
Following the devastating floods and landslides which struck Sri Lanka over the last weeks, the European Commission gave €160 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to the communities affected by the recent floods.
13/03/2018 - Photo story
Tropical Cyclone Gita swept across the small archipelago nation of Tonga in mid-February. With winds of up to 285 kilometres per hour, the cyclone caused widespread damage across large parts of the Pacific country, leaving many homeless and without...
08/03/2018 - News
Following the 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck Papua New Guinea on 26th February, the European Union is providing €110 000 to channel emergency assistance to the affected communities in the heavily impacted areas of Southern Highlands and Hela...
20/02/2018 - News
The European Commission has mobilised its emergency assistance tools following significant damage caused by tropical cyclone Gita in the South Pacific, in particular the islands of Tonga.
26/01/2018 - Country page
The Asia and Pacific region is home to some 4.4 billion inhabitants, more than half of the world’s population.
13/12/2017 - News
Following a series of eruptions of Mount Agung volcano in Indonesia’s island of Bali which began late September, the European Commission will provide €100 000 to deliver emergency relief assistance to the most affected families.
21/09/2016 - Video
In Bangladesh’s south-western district of Satkhira, flooding is such a regular occurrence that entire areas are waterlogged for months on end. This severely inhibits farming activities in the predominantly agricultural region. With no source of...
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...