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Turkey currently hosts the largest refugee population in the world – close to 4 million. The coronavirus outbreak has added new challenges to their already dire situation. Many vulnerable refugees struggle to make ends meet, and cannot afford...


The coronavirus pandemic has a major health, social and economic impact on societies around the globe, in particular on the poorest countries facing conflict, displacement, natural hazards or climate change. The pandemic further increases already...


The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is set up to enhance cooperation between its Member and Participating States in the prevention, preparedness and response to emergencies. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Mechanism is active in coordinating...


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 in these harsh lands that regularly suffers from floods and drought.


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


On 25 August 2017, Myanmar’s military launched a brutal crackdown on the minority Rohingya Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state following attacks on border posts by an insurgent group. Massive human rights violations prompted more than 745,000...


Peru was among the first countries in South America to implement a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


The Syrian war, now in its 10th year, has forced millions to flee their homes. Neighbouring Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, over 1.6 million of them children.


The conflict in eastern Ukraine started in 2014 and some 3.4 million people are still in dire need of humanitarian aid. The EU continues to support aid organisations that ensure access to health and other essential services despite the conflict....


Yemen has entered its sixth year of conflict, one of the hardest due to the coronavirus pandemic.