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11/03/2021 - News
The Commission continues to coordinate assistance to countries requesting EU support on various fronts.
27/02/2021 - News
Today, a consignment of 21,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines is being delivered to Moldova from Romania to support the country’s response to the pandemic. This delivery follows Moldova’s request for vaccines through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism,...
23/02/2021 - News
The EU is coordinating the deployment of a medical team to Slovakia to support intensive care treatment of COVID-19 patients, following a request via Slovakia via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
19/02/2021 - News
Following Moldova’s request for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Romania has offered various items of personal protective equipment to assist Moldova in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
22/01/2021 - News
Following a request for assistance from North Macedonia and Mongolia, Czechia and France are sending personal protective equipment to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Czechia sent 126,000 masks and 5,000 overalls to North...
14/01/2021 - News
Following the initial offers of assistance to Croatia – most of it dispatched in the first 24 hours after the devastating earthquake of 29 December 2020 – EU Member States are offering further in-kind assistance.
11/01/2021 - News
As of today, Belgium, the Netherlands and Slovenia will become new hosts countries for rescEU medical supplies and a second medical reserve will be hosted by Germany – already a rescEU host country.
11/01/2021 - Photo story
On 29 December 2020, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the central part of Croatia. It killed several people, injured many more and caused extensive damage to homes and infrastructure. The European Commission helped coordinate the emergency response...
05/01/2021 - News
The EU has dispatched further personal protective equipment to North Macedonia and Montenegro from its rescEU medical reserves hosted by Greece and Germany.
30/12/2020 - News
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to assist Croatia in the aftermath of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, following a request for assistance from Croatian authorities on 29 December.