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...
29/03/2016 - Photo story
The arid Guajira region straddling the northern-most tip of Colombia and neighbouring Venezuela is home to nearly 300 000 Wayuus – Colombia’s largest indigenous group. La Guajira has not seen proper rains in five years.
17/03/2016 - Blog post
Colombia currently hosts more than 6.4 million people who have been internally displaced by the ongoing armed conflict.
08/03/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
Disasters and conflicts exacerbate women’s vulnerabilities as women can become victims of violence or suffer the ill effects of gender inequality. Three fifths of all maternal deaths take place in humanitarian crisis situations according to the UN,...
07/03/2016 - Photo story
Colombia’s rural communities have been the hardest-hit by the ongoing 50-year-old conflict. Many villages are isolated due to their remoteness, insufficient roads and infrastructure, or the presence of armed groups. When violence reaches these...
Photo billboards of the Family Meal campaign run by the European Commission in partnership with the UN World Food Programme are on display in Paris' metro. Billboards appear in 62 different spots in major Parisian public transport hubs, such as:...
15/01/2016 - Photo story
Education and protection are some of the basic rights denied to children living in Latin America’s conflict-affected areas.
21/12/2015 - Video
The San Miguel bridge, between Putumayo in Ecuador and Sucumbíos in Colombia, is a border crossing point used by Colombians seeking refuge in Ecuador. Some 20 kilometres away, the European Commission and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are...
18/12/2015 - Blog post
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sees the forthcoming World Humanitarian Summit as an opportunity to galvanise the global community into addressing human suffering of unprecedented proportions. The ICRC has played an active part...