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Eastern Ukraine: “We can’t let them die of thirst”

23/10/2020
Daily incidents across the frontline are still causing damage to civilian infrastructures such as housing, electricity supply, schools, and health...
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Helping aid reach the people in need during the coronavirus pandemic

01/10/2020
HAB Beirut
The coronavirus prevention and control measures were locking down the transport of much-needed aid, personal protective equipment, and humanitarian...
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Rescued Rohingya grateful for local support after 120 days stranded at sea

03/07/2020
Malaysian officials have also reported that at least 300 are on a vessel off the Coast of Koh Adang Island in Thailand. No further details are...
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Martino Roberto Chiappa: EU Aid Volunteer helping the coronavirus response in Mozambique

05/05/2020
By the beginning of this year, coronavirus had started spreading in Europe.  As soon as the pandemic started affecting Italy, my home country, I...
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Providing Free Healthcare in the Democratic Republic of Congo and preparing Communities for Coronavirus

27/04/2020
Children in the Lemera Health Zone are struggling as well; nearly 10 percent of children under the age of five suffer from acute undernutrition, and...

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12/10/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has a major health, social and economic impact on societies around the globe, in particular on the poorest countries facing...

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28/09/2020
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is set up to enhance cooperation between its Member and Participating States in the prevention, preparedness and...

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23/09/2020
The Central America Dry Corridor is a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land extending from Southern Mexico to Panama. More than 10 million people live...

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15/09/2020
The EU supports Member States in organising the repatriation of EU citizens from across the world, wherever they may be.

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25/08/2020
On 25 August 2017, Myanmar’s military launched a brutal crackdown on the minority Rohingya Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state following attacks...
16/10/2020
Rosa Elvira and her family live in Guatemala in the Central America Dry Corridor. For them and more than 10 million people living in this area, life...
08/10/2020
“Yardim seven ol” means “be someone who loves helping” in Turkish. This is a mantra Kevser lives by. While trying to rebuild her own life after...
04/10/2020
2 months ago, the Beirut explosion shocked the world. The blast cost lives, destroyed homes, damaged properties and impacted thousands of people....
18/09/2020
After years of displacement, Abbas returns to his hometown Mleha in Eastern Ghouta, only to find his house completely damaged. He used to be a...
15/09/2020
European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, has opened the “Food crises and COVID-19” side-event organised by the Global Network...