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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...

Humanitarian aid: EU announces over €161.5 million for Yemen crisis

Tue, 26/02/2019 - 12:04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2019 As millions of people continue to suffer in Yemen, the European Commission has announced its intention to provide €161.5 million in humanitarian aid for 2019.

Iraq: EU announces additional €50 million in humanitarian aid and development cooperation

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 12:13
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country's cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities for vulnerable youth.

Rohingya Crisis: EU releases €24 million for Bangladesh

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 12:16
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2019 The European Commission has released an additional €24 million in humanitarian aid for vulnerable Rohingya refugees and host communities living in Cox's Bazar district, in Bangladesh. Part of the funding will also cover disaster preparedness initiatives in the country.

Venezuela crisis: EU mobilises additional humanitarian assistance

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 12:26
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 February 2019 EU to provide further humanitarian assistance to help the Venezuelan people As many people continue to suffer from the severe socio-economic crisis in Venezuela, the Commission has allocated today additional humanitarian assistance of €5 million to help those most in need.

EU increases its humanitarian assistance – record budget adopted for 2019

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 12:08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 January 2019 As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019. From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change...

1.5 million refugees in Turkey supported by EU's biggest ever humanitarian programme

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 January 2019 The Emergency Social Safety Net, the largest ever EU humanitarian programme, has now assisted 1.5 million of the most vulnerable refugees in Turkey. The EU funded programme, launched in September 2016, is the largest single humanitarian project in the history of...

EU mobilises additional €5 million for Burundi regional refugee crisis

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 13:47
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 December 2018 The Commission has allocated additional €5 million to address the urgent needs of Burundian refugees living in neighbouring countries. For 2018, the EU's total humanitarian response to the Burundi regional refugee crisis therefore amounts to €13 million.

EU steps up support for Ethiopia: emergency aid for refugees, internally displaced people and to tackle natural disasters

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 15:21
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2018 EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia. On an official visit to Ethiopia, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced today €89 million in humanitarian support for 2018-2019 whilst visiting EU aid projects...

Ukraine: EU provides further humanitarian funding

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:13
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2018 The European Union has allocated an additional €4 million to continue delivering much needed humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine at the onset of winter. This brings EU humanitarian assistance in Ukraine to €116 million since 2014.

rescEU: Commission welcomes provisional agreement to strengthen EU civil protection

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:33
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2018 The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have taken key steps today towards political agreement on rescEU, the plan to strengthen EU civil protection response to disasters.

Rohingya crisis: additional EU aid reaches Bangladesh

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 12:30
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 The European Commission has released an additional €5 million to provide life-saving food assistance to the Rohingya communities stranded in Bangladesh. This comes on top of the €40 million in humanitarian aid announced in May in response to the crisis.

Commissioner Stylianides visits EU-funded humanitarian projects in Jordan

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Amman, 8 December 2018 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is on an official mission to Jordan to visit EU aid projects supporting refugees and meet with government officials and humanitarian partners on the ground.

EU steps up assistance for victims of the Venezuela crisis

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 12:37
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 December 2018 The European Commission has allocated an additional €20 million to respond to the urgent needs of those affected by the socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. This comes on top of €35 million in emergency relief and development assistance for people in the...

EU provides humanitarian aid for refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 12:11
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 November 2018 The European Commission has allocated an additional €500,000 to continue assisting the most vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This additional funding brings EU humanitarian assistance in the Western Balkans to €31 million since the start of the refugee...

Commission launches Knowledge Centre to fight malnutrition

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 12:11
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 November 2018 The new virtual centre, bringing together experts and knowledge from different sources inside and outside the European Commission, will help to tackle the root causes of food insecurity around the world.

EU steps up humanitarian support in Sudan

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 12:06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2018 As millions of people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, the Commission has announced an additional €18 million in emergency aid. This brings total EU humanitarian funding in Sudan for 2018 to €41 million.

Humanitarian aid: EU steps up humanitarian assistance for crisis in Yemen with additional €90 million

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 12:14
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 November 2018 The Commission has allocated an additional €90 million in humanitarian aid for civilians in Yemen, as the conflict-torn country plunges into the world's worst hunger crisis.

Humanitarian aid: EU releases €58 million for the Sahel and the Central African Republic

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 12:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 October 2018 The Commission has allocated additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address the increasing food, nutrition and emergency needs in the countries.

EU releases €7.2 million to step up fight against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 12:21
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 October 2018 The Commission is allocating an additional € 7.2 million to strengthen its response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which is not yet under control.

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