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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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Tonga: EU channels emergency assistance

Following a request for assistance, the EU is channelling aid to Tonga in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai and tsunami in the South Pacific.


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Civil Protection

Civil protection assistance consists of governmental aid delivered in preparation for or immediate aftermath of a disaster in Europe and worldwide.

Humanitarian Aid

The EU provides needs-based humanitarian assistance to the people hit by human-induced disasters and natural hazards with particular attention to the most vulnerable victims.

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Whenever there is a disaster or humanitarian emergency, the EU provides assistance for the affected countries and populations.

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