European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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20/08/2021 - News
The EU will provide €41 million to help low and middle-income countries facing an unprecedented health, humanitarian and socio-economic crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist, combined with the imbalance in the delivery of vaccines.
17/08/2021 - News
To help Tunisia cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worrying health situation within the country, the EU and its Member States continue to mobilise emergency aid via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
Humanitarian needs in Africa continue to be on the rise due to the combined effect of conflict, food shortages, climate change, poverty, and disease outbreaks – all factors to which the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes an additional challenge....
10/05/2021 - News
Over the past week, EU-supported shipments of Ebola personal protective equipment, sent by France and Germany, have arrived in Guinea to support the authorities in their Ebola response.
20/04/2021 - News
Today, Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, will visit the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in Addis Ababa. This visit marks the start of the implementation of the EU's new humanitarian initiative in...
29/03/2021 - Photo story
On 14 February, Guinean authorities declared a new Ebola outbreak in the rural community of Gouéké, part of N’Zérékoré prefecture in the southern Guinée Forestière Region.
11/03/2021 - News
The Commission continues to coordinate assistance to countries requesting EU support on various fronts.
04/03/2021 - News
The EU mobilised an additional €3.2 million to assist the Republic of Guinea and support immediate response actions following the resurgence of the Ebola virus in the country.
19/02/2021 - News
Following the resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Republic of Guinea, the Guinean government requested assistance through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism.
01/09/2020 - News
The EU continues to work with Member States to tackle the coronavirus pandemic on all fronts.