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05/12/2019
On his first field visit as Europe’s Emergency Response Coordinator, Janez Lenarčič, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management, is in Albania on 5 December to assess the damage after the earthquake which struck the country on 26 November.This follows...
26/11/2019
Following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake and 3 aftershocks that hit Albania on 26 November, the EU Civil protection Mechanism was activated at the request of the Albanian authorities. The European Union has already helped mobilise 3 search and...
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21/11/2019
The European Commission has allocated an additional €40 million in emergency assistance for those affected by the worsening humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, as well as for Afghan refugees in neighbouring Pakistan and Iran. This brings total...
13/11/2019
A rise in the number and spread of conflicts in countries across Africa's Sahel region is putting further strains on already fragile communities. To help those most in need, the European Commission is stepping up its support with a further €35...
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11/11/2019
The European Commission is mobilising €55 million to help vulnerable people caught in humanitarian crises in Sudan. The announcement comes as at least 8 million people in Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance, with 6.3 million not having...
31/10/2019
The European Commission is mobilising €663 million in humanitarian aid to continue major projects under the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. €600 million will ensure the continuity of the EU's largest ever humanitarian programme - the Emergency...
30/10/2019
As heavy flooding in the Horn of Africa region continues to put the lives of many vulnerable communities at risk, the European Commission today is providing an additional €3 million in emergency aid. The funding will be provided through...
24/10/2019
With winter approaching and thousands of migrants and refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina living outside of adequate facilities, the European Commission has today announced an additional €2 million in humanitarian aid. This brings EU humanitarian...
21/10/2019
As many continue to suffer from the ongoing conflict in Libya, the European Commission has announced today €2 million in additional humanitarian aid to help those most in need. The assistance will cover emergency healthcare services, food,...
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09/10/2019
The European Commission is mobilising an additional €10 million in humanitarian assistance for the many people still dealing with the consequences of the 2 unprecedented tropical cyclones that hit Mozambique in 2019.“Tropical cyclones Idai and...

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