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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.
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31/05/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed €40 million in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving support to vulnerable Rohingya civilians and host communities in Bangladesh and across Myanmar's Rakhine State.
A school girl in Ukraine
18/05/2018 - News
The Commission has adopted a new policy framework, which aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019.
Munir Ahmed al-Mahmoud, a volunteer teacher
20/04/2018 - Blog post
Often referred to as Syria's lost generation, at least three million dropped have been forced to abandon school since the civil war started in 2011. Over two million children are estimated to be out of school inside Syria itself.

/echo/file/growing-uganda-away-violence-south-sudan_enGrowing up in Uganda away from the violence in South Sudan

Growing up in Uganda away from the violence in South Sudan
19/04/2018 - Video
Steven is 12 years old, he loves football. Steven is also a refugee from South Sudan who fled to Uganda with his parents where he has the chance to grow up free from fear and violence. In this video, Steven tells his story through his own words and...

/echo/file/teaming-help-south-sudanese-refugee-children-overcome-trauma-war_enTeaming up to help South Sudanese refugee children overcome the trauma of war

Teaming up to help South Sudanese refugee children overcome the trauma of war
10/04/2018 - Video
More than two million South Sudanese have taken refuge in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Uganda currently hosts more than one million South Sudanese refugees - some 60 per cent of whom are children. Many of these child refugees travelled alone...
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03/04/2018 - News
As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country.

/echo/file/psychosocial-support-south-sudanese-refugee-children-offers-belief-better-future_enPsychosocial support for South Sudanese refugee children offers belief in a better future.

Psychosocial support for South Sudanese refugee children offers belief in a better future.
27/03/2018 - Video
More than two million South Sudanese have taken refuge in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Uganda currently hosts more than one million South Sudanese refugees - some 60 per cent of whom are children. Many of these child refugees travelled alone...

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