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16/07/2021
Mleha, in southern Syria, was heavily damaged during the war. In 2018, families were allowed to return after 6 years of displacement. They now heavily rely on humanitarian aid. Ebad reopened his shop when he returned 2 years ago. "I think cash...
30/06/2021
There are over 500,000 refugees and asylum seekers from Central America worldwide. Esperanza is one of them. She fled her country, Nicaragua, due to conflict. This is the story of Esperanza. The story of hope. Thousands of refugees in Central...
21/06/2021
7 months into the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, hundreds of civilians have fled their homes to escape the violence, including more than 60,000 people who have fled across the border into Sudan. The EU is working with partners like the...
11/06/2021
Traditionally, the World Food Programme (WFP) – a long-standing EU humanitarian partner – provides in-kind assistance to refugees. However, the coronavirus pandemic compelled the organisation to rethink its working methods. To protect both the...
04/06/2021
Reyan loves to share and inspire others through her artwork and poetry. She fled the decade-long war in Syria and found safety in Turkey together with her father and sister. “I want peace for us. I have big dreams that I want to achieve despite the...
28/05/2021
Niger suffers from food shortages and undernourishment in children. The availability of food becomes even scarcer between harvests. There is an emergency level of severe acute malnutrition in children under the age of 5 across the country. EU...
21/05/2021
Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes due to conflict, violence, human rights violations, persecution, and natural hazards. In Ecuador, there are more than 480,000 refugees and forcibly displaced people from Colombia and...
07/05/2021
In 2019, 6.6 million people were living in extreme poverty in Zimbabwe – double the number from 2011. With EU humanitarian funding, 'Action against hunger/Action contre la faim' provides cash transfers to 2,600 vulnerable households. This...
30/04/2021
Home means comfort, love, safety, the certainty of what we know and are familiar with. Faced by conflict, danger or disasters, many people are left with no other choice than to leave behind all that they have known as ‘home’ and flee, hoping that...
26/04/2021
Every day, thousands of Haitians cross into the neighbouring Dominican Republic to look for work, visit their families or simply to purchase goods at a cheaper rate. In times of coronavirus, however, the massive and continuous movement of people...

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