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Life saving food aid for indigenoius people in Colombia
04/08/2017 - Video
La Guajira, Colombia, is the remote desert region home to the indigenous Wayuu people. A humanitarian crisis has resulted from seven years of drought; in 2016, 86 children lost their lives to hunger and malnutrition. The Wayuu people are battling to...
Wayuu farmer in Colombia
11/07/2017 - Video
La Guajira is a desert stretching into the Caribbean Sea, covering north-eastern Colombia and north-western Venezuela, both countries with acute humanitarian needs. A remote, destitute region, La Guajira has suffered a seven-year drought worsened by...
Disaster preparedness exercise in Nicaragua
24/05/2017 - Dernières nouvelles
Aujourd’hui, la Commission européenne a annoncé une nouvelle enveloppe de € 14,3 millions en soutien aux pays touchés par les catastrophes naturelles et d’investissement dans des mesures de réduction des risques de catastrophe et de résilience en...
EU programme officer for Colombia Andres Trivino assessing immediate humanitarian needs in Mocoa, Colombia
12/04/2017 - Blog post
On 8 April, Colombia suffered its worst disaster in years, when 3 overflowing rivers provoked a massive landslide, burying seven neighbourhoods of the Amazonian town of Mocoa
22/03/2017 - Video
La Guajira, Colombia, is home to the indigenous Wayuu people. A humanitarian crisis has resulted from seven years of drought; in 2016, 86 children lost their lives. Today nearly 200 000 families are severely affected by drought. The Wayuu people are...
Mother and child in Colombia
08/03/2017 - Blog post
La Guajira is a desert stretching into the Caribbean Sea, covering north-eastern Colombia and north-western Venezuela.
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23/01/2017 - Blog post
Since November 2016, the Government of Colombia has been working to implement a peace agreement with the country’s largest guerrilla group, FARC, to end a 50-year old conflict which has claimed over 200 000 lives and created the largest caseload of...
Protecting_Colombia’s_Awá_indigenous_people
04/01/2017 - Photo story
Over the last half century, Colombia has been devastated by conflict. Despite the recent peace agreement between the Government and the country’s largest guerrilla, the FARC, many communities remain vulnerable. The conflict has particularly affected...
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...
© EU/Ozan Kose
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.

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