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/echo/file/rising-rubble-helping-victims-ecuadors-2016-earthquake-reclaim-their-lives_frRising from the rubble: helping victims of Ecuador's 2016 earthquake reclaim their lives

Rising from the rubble: helping victims of Ecuador's 2016 earthquake reclaim their lives
17/04/2018
On 16 April 2016, the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador since 1949 devastated the country's north coast. The 7.8 magnitude tremor killed 671 people, injured over 17 600 and left close to 2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. With...

/echo/file/scaling-treatment-severe-malnutrition-kahemba-drc-s-kwango-province_frScaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province

Scaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province
13/04/2018
Two million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In a country about two thirds the size of western Europe, the town of Kahemba is reached by traveling 24 hours on mostly deserted roads from...

/echo/file/drc-manginza-s-story_frDRC: Manginza’s story

DRC: Manginza’s story
12/04/2018
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 4.2 million children suffer from acute malnutrition. It is a silent crisis of staggering proportions. Manginza lives in Kahemba in Kwango province, a remote town 80 km from the Angolan border which has...

/echo/file/teaming-help-south-sudanese-refugee-children-overcome-trauma-war_frTeaming up to help South Sudanese refugee children overcome the trauma of war

Teaming up to help South Sudanese refugee children overcome the trauma of war
10/04/2018
More than two million South Sudanese have taken refuge in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Uganda currently hosts more than one million South Sudanese refugees - some 60 per cent of whom are children. Many of these child refugees travelled alone...

/echo/file/5-things-you-need-know-about-cash-assistance-refugees-and-asylum-seekers-greece_fr5 things you need to know about cash assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece

5 things you need to know about cash assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece
02/04/2018
As part of the European Commission's flagship programme Emergency Support to Integration & Accommodation (ESTIA), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is implementing a cash card assistance programme in Greece to help all refugee and asylum...

/echo/file/psychosocial-support-south-sudanese-refugee-children-offers-belief-better-future_frPsychosocial support for South Sudanese refugee children offers belief in a better future.

Psychosocial support for South Sudanese refugee children offers belief in a better future.
27/03/2018
More than two million South Sudanese have taken refuge in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Uganda currently hosts more than one million South Sudanese refugees - some 60 per cent of whom are children. Many of these child refugees travelled alone...

/echo/file/rebuilding-life-iraq-after-isis-thanks-cash-based-assistance_frRebuilding life in Iraq after ISIS thanks to cash-based assistance

Rebuilding life in Iraq after ISIS thanks to cash-based assistance
22/03/2018
Khalid and his family returned to their village after the defeat of ISIS in Anbar province, Iraq. Like many others who fled the war, they came home to a destroyed house and shattered livelihoods. With support from the European Commission, the...

/echo/file/edith-cameroon-ready-learn_frEdith in Cameroon is ready to learn

Edith in Cameroon is ready to learn
02/03/2018
"My dream is to go to university and become a teacher," says 17-year old Edith. Poverty and conflict forced Edith to leave school after 5th grade. She is now married and the mother of a baby boy. A radio education programme supported by...

/echo/file/eu-and-un-stand-those-forgotten-ukraine-conflict_frThe EU and the UN stand by those forgotten in the Ukraine conflict

The EU and the UN stand by those forgotten in the Ukraine conflict
28/02/2018
The fourth year of conflict in eastern Ukraine affects more than 4.4 million people, of which 3.4 million require humanitarian assistance and protection. Hostilities continue with almost daily shelling, with frequent localised clashes affecting...

/echo/file/cash-assistance-gives-syrian-refugee-families-lebanon-freedom-address-their-own-needs_frCash assistance gives Syrian refugee families in Lebanon the freedom to address their own needs

Cash assistance gives Syrian refugee families in Lebanon the freedom to address their own needs
27/02/2018
To respond to the increasing vulnerability and the myriad needs of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, the EU and UK fund a multi-purpose cash programme through the World Food Programme (WFP). Using an innovative electronic card, the most vulnerable refugee...

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