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Specialised health services provide relief for refugees in Turkey
05/06/2018 - Video
Thousands of refugees in Turkey, children included, suffer from conflict-related trauma – both physical and mental. One example is Ayda, who is just a child. She suffered from extreme anxiety which caused her to sleepwalk. This all started when...
30/05/2018 - Blog post
Almost two years ago, Abdullah was hit by a car as he crossed the street in his hometown on the outskirts of Deir-ez-Zor in eastern Syria.

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Learning to walk again in Democratic Republic Congo
22/05/2018 - Photo story
The past year has been one of the most violent in DRC’s recent history. A new conflict in the Kasaï region was particularly brutal and threw the lives of its population into disarray.
Volunteers helping to disinfect a home in Guinea during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
18/05/2018 - News
The European Commission has announced a package of urgent humanitarian aid to help contain an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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DRC Marie
27/04/2018 - Photo story
Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) forced more than 1.7 million people from their homes in 2017, an average of 5500 people per day.
Movie still NotATarget by ICRC
18/04/2018 - News
From 18 April to 1 May 2018, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), supported by the European Commission's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations in collaboration with the Belgian Red Cross, will broadcast a...

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Afghanistan by WHO
16/04/2018 - Photo story
As conflict escalates in many parts of Afghanistan, the number of internally displaced people in need of assistance soars.
DRC by ICRC
13/04/2018 - News
In Geneva, the European Union co-hosted the 'Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'.
EU health funding is geared towards immunising children against diseases such as measles, polio, yellow fever and tetanus.
10/04/2018 - Basic page
The European Commission provides around €200 million every year to support humanitarian health programmes. This amounts to up to 30% of global humanitarian health funding.

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23/03/2018 - Photo story
Since 2009, the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations have spearheaded a response to nutritional crises in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).

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