09/08/2020 - News
At the international conference on assistance and support to Beirut and the Lebanese people, the European Commission has pledged a new funding worth €30 million to help address the immediate needs of those affected by the deadly explosion in Beirut...
31/07/2020 - Photo story
The EU supports Member States in organising the repatriation of EU citizens from across the world, wherever they may be.
20/07/2020 - Photo story
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is set up to enhance cooperation between its Member and Participating States in the prevention, preparedness and response to emergencies. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Mechanism is active in coordinating...
07/07/2020 - News
Today, the EU is delivering further FFP2 masks to Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia from rescEU – the common European reserve of medical equipment created to help countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
19/06/2020 - News
A team of medical experts from Lithuania is on their way to Armenia, mobilised via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The team consists of volunteers and members of the Lithuanian coronavirus crisis management team who will work alongside their...
15/05/2020 - News
As part of the EU's coronavirus global response, the EU humanitarian air bridge has brought this morning 20 tonnes of supplies and humanitarian and health workers to the West-African country of São Tomé and Príncipe.
12/05/2020 - News
In response to a request from Greece via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Czechia, Denmark, France and the Netherlands have offered customised containers for shelter and medical care for refugees and migrants in Greece at risk of coronavirus.
24/04/2020 - News
Following a request for assistance via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the EU is coordinating the delivery of assistance to the six Dutch Caribbean Islands.
22/04/2020 - News
Following a request for assistance from Albania via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Austria has offered gloves and hand disinfectant.
21/04/2020 - News
Following requests for assistance via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the EU is coordinating and co-financing the delivery of aid shipments in the EU and in neighbouring countries.