07/08/2018 - News
Following the widespread flooding triggered by incessant monsoon rains in the Philippines, the European Commission is allocating €150 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to affected communities.
01/08/2018 - News
As Southeast Asia faces monsoon season and its potentially devastating effects, the European Commission has committed €6 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in the region.
30/05/2018 - News
The European Commission allocated €160 000 to strengthen the response capacities of the Colombian Red Cross in the region of the Ituango dam in Bajo Cauca, Colombia after flooding forced many to evacuate.
17/04/2018 - Video
On 16 April 2016, the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador since 1949 devastated the country's north coast. The 7.8 magnitude tremor killed 671 people, injured over 17 600 and left close to 2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
02/04/2018 - News
Greece bore the weight of responsibility at the height of the Mediterranean refugee and migrant crisis which at its peak saw 10 000 men women and children arriving in the country in one day.
26/03/2018 - News
According to the United Nations 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan, 16.6 million people are affected by the crisis in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), with 13.1 million people in need of assistance.
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...
28/02/2018 - News
Nearly four and a half million people have been caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Today the European Commission announced €24 million in humanitarian assistance to address the basic needs of those most badly affected by the crisis.
28/02/2018 - Video
The fourth year of conflict in eastern Ukraine affects more than 4.4 million people, of which 3.4 million require humanitarian assistance and protection. Hostilities continue with almost daily shelling, with frequent localised clashes affecting...