European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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Civil protection

Civil protection on mission in Nicaragua
12/04/2019 - Basic page
The budget for the implementation of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for 2014-2020 is €368.4 million of which €223.7 million shall be used for prevention, preparedness and response actions inside the EU and €144.6 million for actions outside the...
Calls for proposal
12/04/2019 - Basic page
Every year the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) publishes a number of calls for proposal concerning a range of relief and civil protection efforts. These calls for proposal are not for humanitarian...
© EU/ECHO/EEAS/EU Delegation BiH
09/04/2019 - Basic page
Why is this important?The Civil Protection Mechanism stresses the need for an integrated approach to disaster management including a strong role for disaster prevention and preparedness. EU Member States and neighbourhood countries need a tool to...
27/03/2019 - News
At the request of Mozambique, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help those affected by the devastating impact of cyclone Idai.
An exercise by the Spanish reinforcement brigade for forest fires (BRIF). © EU
21/03/2019 - News
The European Commission's proposal to strengthen the EU's collective response to natural disasters, known as rescEU, has entered into force today.
20/03/2019 - Thematic page
12/03/2019 - Basic page
"Dear Visitor, Thank you for your interest in the European Commission's civil protection and humanitarian aid work. Our mission is to provide assistance to people affected by humanitarian crises and disasters worldwide. We ensure a rapid and...
22/02/2019 - Event
Did you know… The European Union responds to natural disasters and other emergencies in Europe and worldwide? The EU is the world's leading donor of humanitarian aid. Providing basic needs, education, and protection, EU-funded projects...
18/02/2019 - Basic page
Civil protection assistance consists of governmental aid delivered in preparation for or immediate aftermath of a disaster in Europe and worldwide. Aid takes the form of in-kind assistance, deployment of specially-equipped teams, or experts...
15/02/2019 - Basic page
Projects selected under the annual Call for Proposals for Prevention and Preparedness in Civil Protection Projects 2017 Projects 2008 Projects 2016 Projects 2007 Projects 2015 Projects 2006 Projects 2014 Projects 2005 Projects...