European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Service tools


EU Civil Protection Coordination Role in Philippines Response
14/11/2013 - Video
Civil Protection expert Luigi d'Angelo explains how EU Civil Protection is coordinating relief efforts following the impact of typhoon Haiyan before boarding a flight to Tacloban. The EU is planning to increase the number of experts from its...
13/11/2013 - News
Following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines on 7 and 8 November, the European Commission released €3 million in immediate emergency assistance and is coordinating the European relief efforts through the EU Civil Protection...
Haiyan Child Aftermath
10/11/2013 - News
The European Commission is making available €3 million to help in emergency relief efforts in its immediate response to the vast devastation caused in the Philippines by the tropical cyclone Haiyan (Yolanda).
10/11/2013 - News
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCP) has been activated to ensure coordinated European relief efforts following the Philippine authorities' request for international assistance to address the colossal needs in the aftermath of the...
Haiyan impact Philippines
09/11/2013 - News
Just three weeks after a powerful earthquake shook the central area of the Philippines, the country has been hit by on of the most dangerous storms ever recorded.
Typhoon Haiyan Philippines approach map
07/11/2013 - News
Just three weeks after a powerful earthquake shook the central area of the Philippines, the country is about to be hit by the most dangerous storm of this year.
05/11/2013 - Photo story
The European Union's Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) is allocating EUR 2.5 million (PHP 148 million) in relief assistance to some of the 350 000 people who lost their homes and livelihoods during the 7.2...
04/11/2013 - News
Over 200 people were killed, hundreds got injured and 3.1 million are still affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook the Philippines last 15 October.
EU humanitairan civil protection expert earthquake Bohol
17/10/2013 - News
**Update** The initial casualties toll has now risen to 156 persons dead and 374 injured.
15/10/2013 - News
/echo/file/1452_en20131015b.jpg 15/10/2013 – The damage assessment in the Philippines is underway following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol in the early hours of the...