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27/03/2019 - News
At the request of Mozambique, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help those affected by the devastating impact of cyclone Idai.
Mozambique floods by WFP
19/03/2019 - News
Severe flooding and tropical cyclone Idai have caused large numbers of casualties and damage to homes and infrastructue in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.
30/11/2018 - Photo story
Idyllic as their location may seem, Madagascar and Mozambique are regularly battered by cyclones and other extreme weather. New drone technology has the potential to help communities in both countries better withstand these disasters. EU...
Senegal
07/11/2018 - Country page
Africa is scene to multiple conflicts, drought, and a looming famine, all factors which fuel mass displacement of people. Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused the biggest displacement crisis in Africa; meanwhile Uganda is the...
Communities in Malawi take control against the effects of climate change
07/09/2018 - Video
Communities in Malawi have come together to fight the effects of climate change and ensure they don't go hungry when hit by floods and drought. COOPI, with funding from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...
Education in Emergencies: When teachers go back to school
05/10/2016 - Video
As a teacher, how do you treat children who have experienced war, heard gunshots and explosions, and maybe lost a loved one due to unspeakable violence? Are teachers equipped to deal with children coping with the trauma of displacement? In northern...
27/09/2016 - Photo story
Every refugee who crosses an international border in search for safety hopes to return home soon. In protracted conflicts, years go by and certain refugee crises receive diminishing media and donor attention.
Responding to water, sanitation and hygiene needs in South Sudan
02/09/2016 - Video
Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes due to intense fighting and food shortages. With its vast swamplands and uprooted population South Sudan is a country where water-related diseases such as cholera and...
31/08/2016 - Blog post
The latest flare-up of violence in South Sudan has dampened any hopes of an improvement of the humanitarian situation in the world’s youngest nation. Almost 90 000 people have fled to neighbouring Uganda while thousands have been newly displaced...
20/06/2016 - News
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...

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