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Palestine by Raphael Duboispean WFP
17/01/2018 - Blog post
Sanyora, 35, is a divorced single mother, living with her six children and her brother at her parents’ home in Beit Lahia, north Gaza. Divorce in Gaza comes at a steep price. “I wouldn’t have had the courage to ask for a divorce without the support...
Iraq by Peter Biro
08/01/2018 - News
Today, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the...

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Agricultural projects & cash-assistance help Abdel rebuild life in Gaza
05/01/2018 - Video
2017 marked 10 years of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, which restricts access to food, water, electricity, and other necessities. The crisis, exacerbated by the continued division between the Palestinian groups, has caused a deteriorating...
Commissioner Christos Stylianides statement
18/12/2017 - News
The magnitude of humanitarian needs is overwhelming in Syria; 13 million of people in need; 6.1 million people had to flee their homes, and 5.4 million Syrians are refugees in neighbouring countries. In recent weeks, the inhabitants of the Syrian...

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Gaza: food vouchers help Mohamad and his wife get back on their feet
18/12/2017 - Video
2017 marked 10 years of Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, which restricts access to food, water, electricity, and other necessities. The crisis, exacerbated by the continued division between the Palestinian groups, has caused a deteriorating...
Yemen by WFP Abeer Etefa
07/12/2017 - News
On 7th December the European Commission announced new humanitarian aid of €25 million to support civilians in desperate need in Yemen. This brings the total EU funding to €196.7 million since the start of the conflict in 2015.
ukraine
22/11/2017 - News
International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference, supported by the EU, to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to...

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22/11/2017 - Photo story
In April 2014, conflict between armed groups and government forces broke out in eastern Ukraine and continue to this day.
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31/10/2017 - News
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, to assess the situation on the ground and visit EU aid projects that are addressing the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Afghanistan by WHO
25/10/2017 - News
As the number of displaced people and civilian casualties continues to grow, the European Commission has announced an additional €5 million in life-saving humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

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