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“Chaotic and serious”: An eyewitness account from the Philippines’ Taal Volcano disaster

17/01/2020
Arlynn Aquino who heads the EU’s humanitarian office in the Philippines, is monitoring the situation on the ground in Luzon. Below are a few of her...
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“I hate war and weapons. They took away my education.” The EU and UNICEF help thousands of children in Syria cope with years of conflict.

30/05/2018
Six months ago, as violence escalated near their home, Abdullah and his family were faced with another challenge. Together with his parents and six...
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Mali: "European humanitarian aid treats 80 000 children each year whose lives are threatened by malnutrition."

23/05/2018
expert Marion Saurel gives a presentation on malnutrition
What are the different types of malnutrition?Several forms of malnutrition exist between growth deficits and micronutrient deficiencies. But the two...
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Cash as a lifeline for Syrian families in Lebanon

02/05/2018
Aman left Syria in 2012 with her children. They crossed the border, registered with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and took their papers...
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Back to School in Jordan

20/04/2018
Munir Ahmed al-Mahmoud, a volunteer teacher
Muddy shoes pile up at the entrance of the small tent as morning classes are about to begin. A group of children, all Syrian refugees, listen...

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22/01/2020
Months after tropical cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, the communities in the port city of Beira continue to face the challenges of rebuilding...

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21/01/2020
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects.

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03/01/2020
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects.

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05/12/2019
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects.

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19/11/2019
Almost 5 years of war in Yemen have created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with 24 million people – 80% of the population – in need of...
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18/12/2019
Extreme violence in Honduras and El Salvador has been likened to a war situation and its impact on the lives of people is devastating. People fleeing...
17/12/2019
In 2019, Bolivia lost more than 6 million hectares of forest and grassland to forest fires. When Bolivia requested help with its fires, the EU Civil...
13/12/2019
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Extreme floods and droughts affect millions of people and country’s agriculture;...
04/12/2019
In 2019, Bolivia lost more than 6 million hectares of forest and grassland to forest fires. When Bolivia requested help with its fires, the EU Civil...
29/11/2019
Every year Cambodians experience at least one extreme weather event. Millions of people are affected, but one phone call can save hundreds of lives....