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16/12/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has adopted its humanitarian aid budget for 2016. With nearly €1.1 billion as an initial allocation, it is the highest budget for life-saving relief in man-made and natural disasters to date.
02/12/2015 - Dernières nouvelles
The EU is today announcing a contribution of €125 million to finance emergency actions in countries affected by the extreme weather phenomenon ‘El Niño’ in Africa, Caribbean, Central and South America. The current El Niño is expected to be the...
16/11/2015 - Photo story
Children are the most vulnerable in humanitarian situations. Just like adults, they face disease, violence, discrimination, malnutrition. However, in addition, they are often separated from their families, forced to work, sexually or otherwise...
16/10/2015 - Video
For the past year, the European Commission's department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) has been running a joint communication campaign with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), its largest food assistance partner who helps provide...
09/09/2015 - Blog post
Ecuador continues to face critical issues such as chronic malnutrition and gender-based violence. Adding to these inherent problems, a steady flow of Colombian refugees enter Ecuador each month, fleeing violence in their own country, giving Ecuador...
02/09/2015 - Blog post
The story of Jazmin, her husband and little Dayana, is an example of the situation faced by Colombian families seeking refuge in Ecuador. With the support of the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), the UN...
31/08/2015 - Photo story
Colombia’s 50-year-old conflict has displaced more than 6.4 million persons since 1985 - the world's second largest number of cases after Syria. Despite ongoing peace negotiations between the government and the main guerrilla group (the FARC),...
09/08/2015 - Blog post
The Sikuani are one of Colombia’s nearly 100 officially recognised indigenous peoples. Natives of the Guaviare river region – a tributary to the great Orinoco and a gateway to the Amazon jungle – they continue to suffer some of the worst...
07/08/2015 - Blog post
Colombia’s 50-year-old conflict has displaced more than 6.4 million people since 1985 – the world's second largest number of forced displacement cases after Syria.
23/06/2015 - Video
"They denied me refuge. I work wherever I can as a housemaid. On Saturdays, from four in the morning, I go to the small shop around the corner and help to shell lima beans, peas and kidney beans – whatever there is – until I finish, which is...

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