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30/06/2020
Mahmoud is 12 years old and lives in Syria. An accident with an unexploded shell killed his cousin. He lost his left leg, but that didn't stop him from pursuing his dream of becoming a black belt in Karate. The European Union funds the work of...
25/06/2020
The war in Syria, now in its 10th year, has forced millions to flee for safety and leave their homes and belongings behind. Neighbouring Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, over 1.6 million of them children. Thanks to EU humanitarian...
24/06/2020
The European Union and the World Health Organization (WHO) successfully delivered a substantial supply of personal protective equipment and medical items to 6 hospitals in East Jerusalem. The handover ceremony took place at the Augusta Victoria...
16/06/2020
The conflict in eastern Ukraine has now entered its seventh year, affecting around 430,000 children. Daryna from Nyzhnie is one of them. Like other children, she suffers from the distress caused by the hostilities she continues to witness in her...
09/06/2020
“I like to play ball during the break,” says Anton. The 6-year-old lives in Zolote, eastern Ukraine, where the conflict has now entered its 7th year. He lives with his mother near the so-called line of contact, which divides the government and non-...
26/05/2020
Many women in Mali are threatened by armed conflicts and have no choice but to flee their homes, leaving everything behind. They rely on humanitarian aid, which helps them cover the most pressing needs. This includes not only food, water and hygiene...
19/05/2020
The conflict in eastern Ukraine has now entered its 7th year, and 430,000 children are affected by it. 14-year-old Dima from Toshkivka, a young artist and inventor, is one of them. He wants to be a roboteer or a cybernetician and create innovative...
07/04/2020
Tanya is a nurse in eastern Ukraine. Thanks to EU humanitarian aid, she received a bicycle and medical equipment. Now, she can reach more people to ensure they get the medicine and treatment they need. "The bicycle helps me out. Compare this to...
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17/03/2020
Imagine children running and playing, without having to worry about catching a potentially fatal disease. In most countries it seems the most normal thing, but not in Yemen. The ongoing civil war has left its devastating effects on the country’s...
06/02/2020
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects. It gives European citizens a chance to show their solidarity by collaborating in humanitarian projects...

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