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23/03/2020
The EU continues to help EU Member States with the repatriation of their citizens stranded abroad due to increasing number of restrictions in third countries.Via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism; Belgium brought back 223 EU Citizens from Tunisia...
19/03/2020
Today, the European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.President Ursula von der Leyen said: “With...
06/03/2020
The European Commission is working at all levels to support Greece as it deals with increased numbers of refugees and migrants at its external borders. Already 14 European countries have offered nearly 70,000 items of assistance to Greece via the...
05/03/2020
During a mission to Gaziantep in Turkey, Commissioner for Crisis Janez Lenarčič visited aid projects helping Syrian refugees and met with key partners providing cross-border assistance in Idlib. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management,...
04/03/2020
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič concluded their 2-day visit to Ankara on Wednesday, where they discussed with Turkish partners the situation in northwest Syria and refugee flows...
03/03/2020
The European Commission is releasing €31 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar.“The Rohingya crisis is in its third year. It is more important than ever to maintain our support and not forget those...
02/03/2020
The European Union provides €30 million in humanitarian funding for vulnerable people in Sudan to help address needs in the country.The announcement comes as High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell, visited EU aid projects in El Fasher,...
26/02/2020
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, and Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, visited Burkina Faso in light of the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian and security crisis in the country.While meeting...
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24/02/2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announces today...
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19/02/2020
The European Commission is releasing an additional €21 million in humanitarian aid for Afghan refugees in neighbouring Iran and Pakistan. The announcement was made at the International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees held in...

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