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Member States' compliance with EU law in 2018: efforts are paying off, but improvements still needed

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 12:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 July 2019 Today's Annual report on Monitoring the Application of EU law sets out how the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2018. The online Single Market Scoreboard, also published today, evaluates the performance of EU/EEA countries in the EU single market...

Humanitarian aid: €7 million for disaster preparedness in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:11
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 July 2019 As natural disasters threaten the most vulnerable people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region, the EU is providing €7 million in humanitarian aid to increase the capacity of communities and authorities to prepare for and respond to disasters.

Humanitarian aid: over €110 million in the Horn of Africa

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 12:05
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 June 2019 As the Horn of Africa region continues to be afflicted by severe and prolonged humanitarian crises, the EU announces a new aid package worth €110.5 million. Since 2018, the EU has provided humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa totalling €316.5...

Humanitarian aid: EU mobilises over €18 million for the Central African Republic in 2019

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 12:21
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 June 2019 As many people continue to suffer in the Central African Republic (CAR), the European Union continues to stand in solidarity with the people in need in the country and announces €18.85 million in humanitarian assistance for 2019.

South Sudan: €48.5 million in additional EU humanitarian aid

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 12:01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2019 Despite a recent peace deal, humanitarian needs remain high in South Sudan with nearly two million people internally displaced and almost seven million in need of emergency food aid.

Ebola: EU releases additional €3.5 million to tackle epidemic

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 June 2019 As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues, with the first cases emerging in neighbouring Uganda this week, the EU has announced further emergency funding of €3.5 million, of which €2.5 million is for Uganda and...

Humanitarian Aid: over €152 million for Africa's Sahel region

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 12:11
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 June 2019 As countries in the Sahel continue to suffer from armed conflicts, climate change, and a food and nutrition crisis, the EU is providing €152.05 million to bring relief to people in need in the region.

Humanitarian Aid: EU mobilises €6 million for people in need in Colombia

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 June 2019 As many people continue to be displaced in Colombia and are threatened by natural disasters, the European Commission announces today a new aid package of €6 million to help those most in need in the country.

Questions and answers - EU that protects: The EU's plan to strengthen civil protection has entered into force

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 12:27
European Commission - Questions and answers Brussels, 21 May 2019 In March 2019 new legislation strengthening the Union Civil Protection Mechanism entered into force. Its new element – additional rescEU reserve capacity is now a reality that boosts the EU's ability to respond to and prepare for natural and man-made...

rescEU: EU establishes initial firefighting fleet for next forest fire season

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 12:26
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 May 2019 To prepare for the risk of forest fires during the upcoming summer, the Commission is launching today the first fleet of firefighting aircraft under the new rescEU system to tackle natural disasters.

EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: solid progress in supporting refugees

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2019 The Commission reported today good progress in the implementation and programming of €6 billion of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. More than 80 projects are currently up and running delivering tangible results to refugees and host communities in particular...

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 12:10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 May 2019 The European Commission has announced today an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Together with international and Belgian celebrities as well as around 400 students, the Commission has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness and...

Ebola: EU provides further €5 million in humanitarian aid in Democratic Republic of Congo

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 12:13
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 May 2019 The EU is stepping up humanitarian support with an additional €5 million as the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to experience its biggest Ebola outbreak to date. The confirmed death toll of the epidemic now stands at over 1,000 people.

The EU mobilises additional €22 million in aid to Palestinians

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 18:14
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 April 2019 The European Union announced today over €22 million of additional humanitarian assistance in support of the most vulnerable people in Gaza and the West Bank. It will focus on emergency preparedness and response, health, food security and protection activities for the...

EU releases €1.5 million in immediate assistance after cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique and Comoros

Fri, 26/04/2019 - 18:07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2019 Following the extensive damage caused by tropical cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique and Comoros, the EU is providing initial €1.5 million to help the people affected by the heavy rainfall and destruction that the new cyclone left in its trail.

Cyclone Idai: €12 million EU assistance in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:42
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 April 2019 The European Union has announced today an additional €12 million in humanitarian support in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. This funding will assist people in need following cyclone Idai and the subsequent floods.

Libya: EU to provide €6 million in humanitarian assistance

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 12:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 April 2019 As many Libyans continued to be displaced within their country due to conflict, the Commission has announced today €6 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total humanitarian assistance in the country for 2018-2019 to €15 million.

Venezuela: EU increases emergency assistance by €50 million

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 12:35
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 March 2019 As the social and economic crisis in Venezuela continues to worsen, the European Commission is allocating a further €50 million in emergency assistance to help Venezuelans most in need.

Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 13:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.

Syria crisis: EU mobilises renewed international support, record overall pledge of €8.3 billion for 2019 and beyond

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 19:08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 March 2019 From 12-14 March 2019 the European Union and the United Nations co-chaired the Brussels III Conference. As well as renewing support to a lasting political solution to end the Syria crisis, in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2254, the Conference...

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