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Asia and the Pacific

21/05/2020 - News
Dozens of people have lost their lives as cyclone Amphan has come ashore southwest of Kolkata in eastern India and is making its way further north-east towards Bangladesh, causing further destruction and flooding.
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24/02/2020 - News
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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29/03/2019 - Video
Six months ago, on 28th September 2018, a series of strong earthquakes struck the province of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia, triggering a series of simultaneous natural disasters: a devastating tsunami on the coast, landslides in mountainous areas,...
Kerala flooding damage
19/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has allocated an additional €1 million in emergency aid to India as devastating floods killed nearly 500 people and submerged entire villages in the southern state of Kerala.
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21/06/2018 - News
Following the devastating floods that struck southern Tajikistan in May, the European Commission has allocated €60 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to communities affected by the disaster.
Sri Lanka Red Cross Society in delivering relief assistance
12/06/2018 - News
Following the devastating floods and landslides which struck Sri Lanka over the last weeks, the European Commission gave €160 000 in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to the communities affected by the recent floods.
Tonga cyclone Gita
13/03/2018 - Photo story
Tropical Cyclone Gita swept across the small archipelago nation of Tonga in mid-February. With winds of up to 285 kilometres per hour, the cyclone caused widespread damage across large parts of the Pacific country, leaving many homeless and without...
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08/03/2018 - News
Following the 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck Papua New Guinea on 26th February, the European Union is providing €110 000 to channel emergency assistance to the affected communities in the heavily impacted areas of Southern Highlands and Hela...
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20/02/2018 - News
The European Commission has mobilised its emergency assistance tools following significant damage caused by tropical cyclone Gita in the South Pacific, in particular the islands of Tonga.
26/01/2018
The Asia and Pacific region is home to some 4.4 billion inhabitants, more than half of the world’s population.

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