04/09/2018 - Photo story
Nine years into the conflict wreaking havoc in northeast Nigeria, about 1.7 million people remain uprooted and depend heavily on humanitarian assistance to cover their most basic needs.
16/08/2018 - News
The European Commission has allocated €2 million in humanitarian aid funding to provide life-saving assistance to those most in need in the conflict-prone southern province of Mindanao.
11/06/2018 - Photo story
Ukraine is now in its fourth year of conflict. Thousands of civilians have lost their lives and 3.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. The most vulnerable of which are the more than 200 000 children who live and learn under the...
05/06/2018 - News
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides hosted a panel discussion on ‘Education Under Attack: A Global Call for the Protection of Education’ on 5 June during the European Development Days.
05/06/2018 - Video
Thousands of refugees in Turkey, children included, suffer from conflict-related trauma – both physical and mental.
One example is Ayda, who is just a child. She suffered from extreme anxiety which caused her to sleepwalk. This all started when...
18/05/2018 - News
The Commission has adopted a new policy framework, which aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019.
18/05/2018 - Basic page
According to UNICEF, 75 million children are out of school in the world today due to emergencies. Among refugees, 50% of primary school-age children and 77% of secondary school-age adolescents are not enrolled.
08/05/2018 - Video
The aim of the CCTE programme is to encourage school enrolment and improve pupils' attendance. The programme has two main components; families receive a cash transfer when their children attend school regularly, and a child protection outreach...
27/04/2018 - Photo story
Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) forced more than 1.7 million people from their homes in 2017, an average of 5500 people per day.
20/04/2018 - Blog post
Often referred to as Syria's lost generation, at least three million dropped have been forced to abandon school since the civil war started in 2011. Over two million children are estimated to be out of school inside Syria itself.