European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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24/09/2021 - Photo story
On 14 August 2021, a massive earthquake struck Haiti. In aid of Haiti, the EU swiftly mobilised lifesaving support, including rescue operations and a team of experts.
Calls for proposal
Every year the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) publishes a number of calls for proposals concerning a range of relief and civil protection efforts. These calls for proposals are not for humanitarian...
What is it? A peer review of disaster risk management and civil protection systems provides a country or a region with a unique opportunity to reflect on its readiness to cope with natural and man-made disasters to identify ways of...
Civil protection on mission in Nicaragua
The Union Civil Protection Mechanism budget for the next 7 years (2021-2027) amounts to €3.3 billion. This encompasses the Multiannual Financial Framework allocation of €1.263 billion and the additional Next Generation EU allocation of €2.056...
25/08/2021 - News
Following the devastating forest fires in the Mediterranean and the Western Balkans over the past weeks, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is visiting affected areas in Greece today.