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26/05/2020
Many women in Mali are threatened by armed conflicts and have no choice but to flee their homes, leaving everything behind. They rely on humanitarian aid, which helps them cover the most pressing needs. This includes not only food, water and hygiene...
19/05/2020
The conflict in eastern Ukraine has now entered its 7th year, and 430,000 children are affected by it. 14-year-old Dima from Toshkivka, a young artist and inventor, is one of them. He wants to be a roboteer or a cybernetician and create innovative...
07/04/2020
Tanya is a nurse in eastern Ukraine. Thanks to EU humanitarian aid, she received a bicycle and medical equipment. Now, she can reach more people to ensure they get the medicine and treatment they need. "The bicycle helps me out. Compare this to...
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17/03/2020
Imagine children running and playing, without having to worry about catching a potentially fatal disease. In most countries it seems the most normal thing, but not in Yemen. The ongoing civil war has left its devastating effects on the country’s...
06/02/2020
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects. It gives European citizens a chance to show their solidarity by collaborating in humanitarian projects...
30/01/2020
“One day in class, the fan stopped working. So I decided to invent one and bring it with me.” Fadi has a will, so we help him find a way. In Lebanon, the majority of Syrian refugee children of school age are without access to education. Forced to...
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18/12/2019
Extreme violence in Honduras and El Salvador has been likened to a war situation and its impact on the lives of people is devastating. People fleeing violence often remain anonymous because they fear reprisals from criminal groups. Many do not see...
17/12/2019
In 2019, Bolivia lost more than 6 million hectares of forest and grassland to forest fires. When Bolivia requested help with its fires, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism helped deploy a specialised team to support local authorities and volunteers....
13/12/2019
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Extreme floods and droughts affect millions of people and country’s agriculture; in Cambodia, 70% of the total population are farmers. Thanks to EU Humanitarian Aid and People in...
04/12/2019
In 2019, Bolivia lost more than 6 million hectares of forest and grassland to forest fires. When Bolivia requested help with its fires, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism helped mobilise a specialised French firefighting team to assist Bolivian...

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