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26/04/2019
Following the extensive damage caused by tropical cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique and Comoros, the EU is providing initial €1.5 million to help the people affected by the heavy rainfall and destruction that the new cyclone left in its trail...
09/04/2019
The European Union announced an additional €12 million in humanitarian support in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. This funding will assist people in need following cyclone Idai and the subsequent floods. The total EU humanitarian assistance in...
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04/04/2019
Today the European Commission announced an initial amount of €1.2 million in response to the devastating floods that have recently affected northern and south-western parts of Iran. The emergency funding will assist the most vulnerable communities....
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03/04/2019
As many Libyans continued to be displaced within their country due to conflict, the Commission has announced today €6 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total humanitarian assistance in the country for 2018-2019 to €15 million.  “The...
02/04/2019
Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, said: “Food insecurity remains a global challenge. That's why, from 2014 to 2020, the EU will have provided nearly €9 billion for initiatives on food and nutrition security...
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27/03/2019
As the social and economic crisis in Venezuela continues to worsen, the European Commission is allocating a further €50 million in emergency assistance to help Venezuelans most in need.Today's announcement is also part of the EU's commitment to...
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27/03/2019
At the request of Mozambique, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help those affected by the devastating impact of cyclone Idai. Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides said: “Mozambique is...
An exercise by the Spanish reinforcement brigade for forest fires (BRIF). © EU
21/03/2019
The European Commission's proposal to strengthen the EU's collective response to natural disasters, known as rescEU, has entered into force today. Numerous disasters have affected all regions of Europe in recent years, causing hundreds of...
Kandahar floods
20/03/2019
Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large...
Mozambique floods by WFP
19/03/2019
Severe flooding and tropical cyclone Idai have caused large numbers of casualties and damage to homes and infrastructue in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. To help those affected, the Commission has announced an initial emergency aid package of €3...

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