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Apuk’s story: a glimpse at the life of South Sudanese refugees

Even though she has lived in a displacement camp for the past 5 years with little food and water, 68-year-old Apuk Bak remains selfless. She is a...

Nepal: living with landslides

"It's really difficult for me to think about the incident and the loss that I suffered is unfathomable,” says Krishna Bahadur Newar, whose home in...

Fleeing to live: supporting violence survivors in Central America

“We are going to cut your baby daughter into pieces, then we are going to kill your boy and rape your wife to death in front of your eyes. Then,...

Join the new online course on greening humanitarian aid

The current climate and environmental crisis calls on all of us to reduce the environmental footprint of human activity. How to do this in the...

Iran: responding to the impact of COVID-19

Life has never been without its challenges for 14-year-old Firouzeh. Ever since a medical complication at birth, Firouzeh has been living with a...


In 2021, 32.4 million people in the Sahel need assistance and protection, almost 6 million more than 1 year ago.


2020 was the hottest year on record. Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are the highest they have been in at least 3.5 million years.


We can't prevent earthquakes from happening, but we can prepare to respond to them quickly and effectively.


With EU humanitarian funding, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) team in Bentiu helped the women set up alternative economic...


Since September 2018, the EU has been funding a maternity ward run by International Medical Corps (IMC) in Irbid. Meet to the midwives, nurses and...
Since it was set up, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been responding quickly and collectively to emergencies and disasters. Activated 102...
In eastern Ukraine, the ongoing conflict continues to cause damage to housing, schools, health facilities and water and electricity supply. With EU...
Watching her family come together for a meal makes Khadija happy. “I try to eat but I can’t. I feel happy because my family is with me,” she says....
South America is regularly stricken by an array of natural hazards which are becoming more frequent and intense year on year. Access to reliable and...
Do we know what refugee teenage girls go through, what they need or think of? With EU humanitarian funding, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC)...