Humanitarian crises around the world continue to rise due to conflict, violence, and the effects of climate change. To help those most affected worldwide, the Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.5 billion for 2022.
The European Commission has allocated €1 million in emergency funds to respond to the consequences of floods in Brazil.
The EU has allocated €15 million in additional humanitarian funding to Africa's Sahel region, in response to the unprecedented food crisis affecting more than 8.7 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Mauritania.
In Colombia, thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes due to the conflict. Maria Victoria* (60) is one of them.
Bangladesh continues to be a safe haven for over 900,000 Rohingya refugees.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected communities across the globe, including remote communities in Africa.
A second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nepal in April 2021. It pushed the country’s health care system to the brink of collapse.