21/01/2019 - Country page
14/11/2018 - Video
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...
13/10/2017 - Video
Mongolia has a population of roughly three million people, of which 45% live in the capital, Ulaanbaatar. The city is facing rapid urbanisation, exposing its inhabitants to a variety of hazards, especially earthquakes, as the area is prone to...
13/03/2017 - Video
Situated in one of the most inhospitable regions of the planet, Mongolia is known for its long and harsh winters. However, when the ‘dzud’ climatic phenomenon strikes, winter reaches a whole other level. Unique to this part of the world, the...
09/08/2016 - Photo story
Mongolia: Helping herder families following the harsh 'Dzud' winter Mongolia witnessed a strong 'Dzud' climatic phenomenon between November 2015 and April 2016.
07/07/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission is making available €12.3 million to strengthen the capacity of countries across Asia and the Pacific to prepare for and protect themselves from recurring natural disasters.
20/06/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
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...
24/05/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
At the World Humanitarian Summit taking place this week in Istanbul, the EU has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in ten days in Istanbul, Turkey, the EU and its Member States will jointly call for a reshape of the global humanitarian system.
13/05/2016 - Video
Today, some 125 million men, women and children worldwide are in need of humanitarian aid. At this critical juncture, the international community comes together at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 to rethink the way relief...