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Hawaneme is from Mougulu, a remote village in Papua New Guinea's Western Province and one of the areas most badly-affected by the drought. As she holds her granddaughter on her shoulders, she recounts how she has fainted from hunger several times. Hawanem
03/10/2016 - Photo story
The largest and most populated country in the Pacific region, Papua New Guinea has been bearing the brunt of the climatic phenomenom known as El Niño, which has disrupted weather patterns since mid-2015, triggering both drought and frost in higher...
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...
Boosting resilience of local communities to natural disasters in Papua New Guinea
10/06/2016 - Video
EU humanitarian aid not only addresses immediate needs in case of natural disasters, it also helps local communities better prepare for future crises. Pierre Prakash, Regional Information Officer at the European Commission's humanitarian department...
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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.
Reshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit
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.
Reshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit
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...
13/01/2016 - Blog post
Fish and rice. It’s a staple dish found on every street corner across Asia and the Pacific.
Papua New Guinea: Fighting the scourge of Sexual and Gender-based violence
30/07/2014 - Video
La violence contre les femmes et les enfants est endémique en Papouasie - Nouvelle-Guinée. Afin d’apporter une assistance aux victimes, ECHO aide MSF-Hollande à mettre en place des centres de soutien familial. Ces centres fournissent un service de...
15/07/2014 - Blog post
New Years’ Eve 2014 was not a cause for celebration for Mona, a 22 year-old villager from northern Papua New Guinea. Her farther who suffers from alcohol addiction repeatedly assaulted her sexually and violently. Fearing for her life she ran to her...
19/06/2014 - Photo story
En Papouasie–Nouvelle-Guinée, les taux de violence familiale et sexuelle sont très élevés. Selon des études, près des deux tiers des femmes ont déjà été battues et ont déjà subi une certaine forme de violence sexuelle.