28/10/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has decided to increase the level of co-financing for transport of the assistance delivered via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for the countries needing help in the current refugee crisis from 55% to 85%.
16/10/2015 - Blog post
The European Commission plays a leading role in providing food and nutrition assistance worldwide. Almost a third of the Commission's annual humanitarian aid budget is used for this purpose.
01/10/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has launched a new knowledge centre to support EU Member States in responding to emergencies, and preventing and reducing the impact of disasters. The new Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre will help make better use of...
22/09/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Yesterday, Serbia has activated the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism to benefit from material support to help cope with the influx of refugees and asylum seekers in the country.
14/09/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Last Friday, Hungary activated the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism. This will allow Hungarian authorities to benefit from material support to help cope with the influx of refugees and asylum seekers.
11/09/2015 - Blog post
In May 2013, after a year of preparations, I travelled with my soon-to-become team to the city of Peja, Kosovo. Our mission was to assist the local civil protection and humanitarian aid organisations in strengthening existing capacities, and most...
10/09/2015 - Blog post
The last few months, as the EU Aid Volunteers initiative moved from the preparatory phase to being fully rolled out, have been a whirlwind. The humanitarian projects under the pilot phase have come to an end, volunteers have returned from the field...
10/09/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has adopted a Communication 'Towards the World Humanitarian Summit: A global partnership for principled and effective humanitarian action'. The Communication sets out the EU's strategic vision for reshaping...
L’exposition photographique ‘L’APRÈS ÉBOLA, Aider les enfants à reconstruire leurs vies’ est ouverte au public du 7 au 23 septembre 2015, dans la Piazza du bâtiment Berlaymont de la Commission européenne, à Bruxelles (200 rue de la Loi).L’...
17/07/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
In an immediate response to a request for assistance from Greece, the EU provided firefighting planes to help stop the spread of forest fires in several parts of the country, including in the outskirts of Athens.
Greece has activated the EU Civil...