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/echo/file/drones-humanitarian-action-0_enDrones in humanitarian action

Drones in humanitarian action
19/09/2018 - Video
Malawi is a small country in southern Africa with a population of 14 million people who mainly rely on agriculture as a means of subsistence. In 2017, drought in the country affected more than half the population. EU humanitarian support enables...
Central African Republic regional crisis. © ICRC
18/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and its neighbouring countries.


17/09/2018 - Photo story
Seven years after the world’s youngest nation gained independence, fighting, sexual violence and human rights abuses continue unabated in South Sudan.


14/09/2018 - Photo story
The conflict in eastern Ukraine is in its fifth year with no end in sight. Although media attention has shifted and the conflict no longer features in the headlines, there are daily clashes with victims on both sides of the “line of contact”, with...


Northeast Nigeria Education in Emergencies
04/09/2018 - Photo story
Nine years into the conflict wreaking havoc in northeast Nigeria, about 1.7 million people remain uprooted and depend heavily on humanitarian assistance to cover their most basic needs.
A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation


24/08/2018 - Photo story
In August 2017, a military crackdown was launched in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, historically home to a population of Rohingya Muslims, following attacks on border posts by an insurgent group.
26/06/2018 - News
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides will give an opening address during the event ‘Call to Action: Eradication of Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies’ which takes place in Brussels today, in the margins of...

/echo/file/invisible-refugees-thailand-khadija-afghanistan_enThe invisible refugees of Thailand: Khadija from Afghanistan

The invisible refugees of Thailand: Khadija from Afghanistan
08/06/2018 - Video
In several countries across Southeast Asia, the absence of a proper legal framework for refugees means that they are often considered as 'illegal aliens', which puts them in a situation of extreme vulnerability. Thailand, Indonesia, and...
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06/06/2018 - News
Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides will deliver a keynote speech on gender-based violence in emergencies at the European Development Days (EDDs) in Brussels, Belgium.