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14/02/2020
The European Commission and Sweden hosted a Humanitarian Senior Officials Meeting on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, with the participation of the main humanitarian actors on 13 February in Brussels. All participants – donors, United Nations...
10/02/2020
The European Commission continues to work on all fronts to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak. Speaking today from the EU's Emergency Response Coordination Centre, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič said: “As the Coronavirus outbreak...
06/02/2020
On 6 February, the High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission, Josep Borrell, and the Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, made the following statement on the situation in Idlib, Syria: "Bombings and other attacks on...
28/01/2020
As the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus intensifies, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated following a request for assistance from France to provide consular support to EU citizens in Wuhan, China. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for...
24/01/2020
As millions of people continue to be affected by the conflict in Nigeria’s Lake Chad region, European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič has announced a first emergency aid package of €26.5 million for 2020 whilst visiting north-east...
20/01/2020
Today the Commission adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth €900 million. The EU is the leading global humanitarian aid donor and helps people in more than 80 countries. From protracted conflicts in Africa and the Middle East...
16/01/2020
The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The funding comes as large parts of southern...
23/12/2019
The European Commission is releasing a further €10 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar. This comes on top of the €33 million funding already announced earlier this year and aims to ensure life-saving...
20/12/2019
The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU humanitarian allocation to Ukraine in 2019 to €23 million....
19/12/2019
The European Union has allocated a further €15.2 million in assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean. This support will focus on food assistance in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, support to forcibly displaced Venezuelans and host...

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