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22/09/2021
On 22 September, the European Commission announced an additional €119 million in humanitarian and development aid to support vulnerable Yemenis suffering from over 6 years of conflict. Yemen is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with close...
17/09/2021
In the context of the continued EU support following the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on 14 August, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is travelling to Haiti today. The visit aims to reaffirm the EU's humanitarian...
13/09/2021
Today, Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič will be participating, on behalf of the European Commission, at the High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan.   The meeting, convened by the United...
09/09/2021
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, has issued the following statement: “On the occasion of the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the EU reaffirms its commitment to promote and protect the right of every child to...
27/08/2021
An EU Humanitarian Air Bridge operation consisting of 2 flights is delivering more than 125 tonnes of life-saving materials to humanitarian organisations active in Haiti, as part of the EU response to the earthquake that hit the country on 14...
25/08/2021
Following the devastating forest fires in the Mediterranean and the Western Balkans over the past weeks, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is visiting affected areas in Greece today. During the visit, he is meeting the Greek Prime...
20/08/2021
The EU will provide €41 million to help low and middle-income countries facing an unprecedented health, humanitarian and socio-economic crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist, combined with the imbalance in the delivery of vaccines....
19/08/2021
In addition to the €3 million in humanitarian funding mobilised by EU to address the most urgent needs in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, the EU is scaling up its assistance. As result of the activation of the EU Civil Protection...
18/08/2021
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner Janez Lenarčič have issued the following statement: “Ahead of the World Humanitarian Day 2021, we honour all humanitarian workers who are saving lives and helping the most...
17/08/2021
In light of the devastating effects of the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 14 August, the EU is allocating €3 million in humanitarian funding. It will address the most urgent needs of the affected communities. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner...

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