22/04/2021 - News
Commissioner Lenarčič, who is currently in South Sudan, has announced today new funding of €43.5 million in humanitarian aid in the country. The funds will be used, among others, to help those most in need, including with protection and food...
22/07/2020 - News
Today, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight arrived in Juba as part of the European support to vulnerable countries during the coronavirus pandemic
30/10/2019 - News
As heavy flooding in the Horn of Africa region continues to put the lives of many vulnerable communities at risk, the European Commission today is providing an additional €3 million in emergency aid.
21/08/2019 - News
The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to spread in the east of the country with a high risk of a spill-over into the neighbouring countries.
20/06/2019 - News
Despite a recent peace deal, humanitarian needs remain high in South Sudan with nearly two million people internally displaced and almost seven million in need of emergency food aid.
20/06/2019 - Photo story
More than 2 million children in South Sudan do not receive an education, one of the highest rates of out-of-school children in the world.
13/06/2019 - News
As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues, with the first cases emerging in neighbouring Uganda this week, the EU has announced further emergency funding of €3.5 million, of which €2.5 million is for Uganda and...
14/05/2019 - Photo story
With over 1.2 million refugees, Uganda is Africa’s largest refugee hosting country. The majority are from South Sudan and over 60 percent of them are children below 18 years of age. Among the 14 to 18 teenage population, almost 90 percent are out of...
01/03/2019 - Video
South Sudan has the highest rate of out-of-school children in conflict-affected areas. With education being one of the most underfunded areas in humanitarian aid, the European Union has, since 2015, increased each year the support it gives to...