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Myanmar
26/07/2021
In response to the ongoing rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar, the European Commission has mobilised €2 million in emergency assistance to actions helping to fight the pandemic in the country.  Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez...
26/07/2021
In response to Italy's request for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to help in the fight against the ongoing wildfires in Sardinia, the EU is mobilising immediate support from France and Greece. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for...
23/07/2021
Following a request for assistance from Lithuania, the European Commission is helping European countries send support through the European Civil Protection Mechanism.  Lithuania asked for help following increased arrivals of migrants and asylum...
15/07/2021
Following new offers of assistance from EU Member States to countries in need, the Commission has so far supported the sharing of over 3 million COVID-19 vaccines with countries outside of the EU through the European Civil Protection Mechanism....
15/07/2021
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle heavy floods, following a request for assistance from Belgium on 14 July 2021. In an immediate response, a flood rescue team and a helicopter have been mobilised from France to assist...
12/07/2021
The European Commission has announced renewed support for those most in need in Iran and Pakistan with €22 million in humanitarian aid. This package will assist those most affected by human-made crises, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate induced and...
09/07/2021
A new consignment of COVID-19 vaccines for both Albania and North Macedonia has been channeled through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The delivery, offered by Greece, consists of 100,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for each country. It...
08/07/2021
Today, Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, is visiting the Turkish border with North-West Syria, which is a crucial crossing point for the delivery of humanitarian assistance for millions of people inside Syria. The visit comes ...
07/07/2021
To help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Namibia, a plane carrying vital items offered by Germany is on its way to Namibia's capital Windhoek, and is expected to arrive on 8 July 2021. The delivery of the aid, consisting of personal...
Afghanistan by ICRC
05/07/2021
The Commission is allocating €25 million in humanitarian funding from its Solidarity Emergency Aid Reserve to fight hunger in Afghanistan. Urgent actions to save lives and livelihoods are required due to a drought that is currently affecting...

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