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A woman affected by a typhoon receives EU-funded cash assistance in Cambodia, 2014.
26/06/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Cash assistance is quick to deliver, cost-effective and provides people in need with greater choice and flexibility. This week, the Council of the EU adopted Conclusions on multi-purpose cash-based humanitarian assistance recognising this type of...
26/06/2015 - Video
On 6 May 2015, Turkey signed an agreement to join the EU Civil Protection Mechanism – a mechanism created in 2001 to enable coordinated assistance from participating states to victims of natural and man-made disasters in Europe and elsewhere. As...
06/06/2015
The EU Children of Peace exhibition organised by the International Rescue Committee will be on display at the Somerset House in London, between the 6 and 14 June 2015.Through a series of photographs and short films, visitors will have the chance to...
28/05/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Public support for the EU's humanitarian aid has gone up in spite of the economic crisis, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey.
Commissioner Stylianides opens the 5th European Civil Protection Forum, 6-7 May 2015, Brussels.   Photo credit: EU
07/05/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
90% of European citizens say they would expect help from other EU countries if a disaster struck in their country, according to a recent poll. Over 900 experts are meeting today in Brussels to discuss how European countries can best be prepared and...
07/05/2015 - Video
As part of its efforts to strengthen the EU's ability to respond to emergencies, the European Commission co-funded and participated in a large civil protection exercise in Oslo. The scenario of HarbourEX15 is a major accident in the industrial area...
06/05/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Turkey has joined the European framework for cooperation in disaster management and emergency response. Today Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, signed the agreement on the country's official...
29/04/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
Preparedness to disasters is crucial – it can save lives. As part of its efforts to strengthen the EU's ability to respond to emergencies, the European Commission co-funded and participated in a large civil protection exercise which is taking...
Photo credit: EU/Ezequiel Scagnetti
16/04/2015 - Photo story
When a disaster strikes, every minute counts for saving lives. The EU is committed to providing disaster response in a timely and efficient manner and ensuring European assistance meets the real needs in the population affected, in Europe and beyond...
19/02/2015 - Blog post
On 3-4 February 2015, a delegation from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) co-chaired the European consultation of the World Humanitarian Summit in Budapest, Hungary.

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