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15/10/2021
Following a request for assistance from Romania, the EU is mobilising assistance to Romania to treat the high number of acute COVID-19 patients in the country. Via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, the EU has delivered: 200 oxygen...
12/10/2021
On 12 October, the EU’s Humanitarian Aid operations, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the World Food Programme (WFP) held the Brussels Dialogue - “From reaction to prevention: anticipatory action against food crises”. The...
07/10/2021
The second flight of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge to Tigray, co-organised by the EU, France and Italy, landed in Mekelle airport on 6 October 2021 delivering an additional 10.6 tonnes of life-saving cargo for the people affected by the conflict...
07/10/2021
Today, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič takes part in the SIQUAKE2020 full-scale exercise in Ljubljana, Slovenia alongside members of the Slovenian government. In this full-scale field exercise, the EU is preparing emergency...
02/10/2021
Today, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight has delivered over 25 tonnes of life-saving medical cargo to Kabul to address the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. Due to the ongoing conflict and the recent drought, up to half of Afghanistan...
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...

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