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23/02/2021
The European Commission has announced today €39 million in humanitarian aid to address the needs of displaced and conflict-affected communities in Bangladesh and Myanmar, in particular in the context of the pressing Rohingya refugee crisis, which...
23/02/2021
The EU is coordinating the deployment of a medical team to Slovakia to support intensive care treatment of COVID-19 patients, following a request via Slovakia via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Romania has already offered a team of 5 doctors...
19/02/2021
Following the resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Republic of Guinea, the Guinean government requested assistance through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism.Through this Mechanism, France is sending more than 500 Ebola virus protection...
19/02/2021
Following Moldova’s request for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Romania has offered various items of personal protective equipment to assist Moldova in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The shipment consists of 1.5...
18/02/2021
The European Commission has announced today €3 million in humanitarian aid to assist those affected by the recent large scale hostilities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, including a significant number of displaced people. Since the beginning of the...
10/02/2021
The European Union is sending medical supplies, such as gloves, masks and overalls to Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia following their requests for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The EU will draw on its rescEU...
09/02/2021
On 8 February, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached an important political agreement to strengthen the EU Civil Protection system and the EU’s response to disasters. Following an initiative by the Commission of...
08/02/2021
The European Union will host the fifth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” on 29-30 March 2021. In view of COVID-19 restrictions, the Conference will take place in virtual format. 15 March will mark the 10th...
04/02/2021
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič has concluded an official visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, as the country tries to move beyond one of the deadliest conflicts worldwide, lasting decades. The visit was the first of an EU humanitarian...
26/01/2021
As global humanitarian needs worsen further due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and the effects of climate change, the European Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.4 billion for 2021. This represents...

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