16/05/2019 - Country page
16/01/2017 - Photo story
In February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston made landfall northeast of Suva, the capital of Fiji, as a Category 5 storm – the strongest category possible.
03/10/2016 - Photo story
The largest and most populated country in the Pacific region, Papua New Guinea has been bearing the brunt of the climatic phenomenom known as El Niño, which has disrupted weather patterns since mid-2015, triggering both drought and frost in higher...
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...
11/03/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has made available €1 million in humanitarian funding to provide emergency assistance to families impacted by Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji.
31/03/2015 - Blog post
In the immediate aftermath of super cyclone Pam, which hit Vanuatu on 13 March 2015, I was deployed for an initial rapid assessment to gather feedback on the levels of devastation and the situation for the inhabitants of this remote island.
26/03/2015 - Photo story
As dozens of islands across Vanuatu remain cut off from the rest of the world following the landfall of super cyclone Pam on 13 March, Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) has set up telecom relief operations, providing connectivity across the archipelago...