Today the European Commission announced an additional €50 million in humanitarian aid to help respond to the dramatic increase in humanitarian needs caused by the Coronavirus pandemic globally.
A rise in the number and spread of conflicts in countries across Africa's Sahel region is putting further strains on already fragile communities.
As countries in the Sahel continue to suffer from armed conflicts, climate change, and a food and nutritional crisis, the EU will provide €152.05 million to bring relief to people in need in the region.
The Commission has committed an additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address increasing food, nutrition, and emergency needs in the countries.
As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.
EU Humanitarian Aid Operations and Action against Hunger have joined forces to launch a campaign to raise awareness of the ‘hunger season’ in the Sahel.
Today the European Commission has announced over €145 million in humanitarian assistance for Africa's Sahel region in 2016 to address the basic needs of the populations, tackle malnutrition and provide food to the most vulnerable people.
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High...
Increasing resilience of disaster-affected populations is a central objective of the European Commission's humanitarian assistance. With the activities it funds, the Commission helps communities around the world to become better prepared in...
At the World Humanitarian Summit taking place this week in Istanbul, the EU has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.