18/09/2020 - News
The EU is providing financial support to 18 Member States and the UK to transport essential medical items to Europe with funding totalling €150 million, through the Emergency Support Instrument (ESI).
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...
29/06/2020 - News
Following the devastating floods in the south-west of Ukraine last week, the EU continues to mobilise emergency assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Intensive rains resulted in the largest flooding in the south-west of Ukraine in...
18/06/2020 - News
European Union countries can now apply for additional funding via the Emergency Support Instrument worth €220 million to transport essential goods, medical teams and patients affected by the coronavirus. This comes in addition to support already...
25/07/2018 - Video
In 2015, one million refugees and migrants arrived in Greece to seek safety in Europe. Most of those making the journey were fleeing conflict in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Many refugees sought to cross Greece to reach north European countries....
02/04/2018 - News
Greece bore the weight of responsibility at the height of the Mediterranean refugee and migrant crisis which at its peak saw 10 000 men women and children arriving in the country in one day.
27/09/2017 - Blog post
One of the biggest obstacles that refugees and asylum seekers face in their daily life in Greece is the language barrier.
23/08/2017 - Blog post
Ahmed* travelled with his three children, Hassan*, 18, Rasha*, 7, and Yousef* 6 years old, for 35 days to reach Greece.
18/08/2017 - News
The European Union (EU) is committed to the safety of humanitarian workers. Every year, the EU marks World Humanitarian Day by adding its voice to the global campaign that honours humanitarian workers who, day after day, put their lives on the line...
17/08/2017 - News
In response to a series of floods that wreaked havoc across areas of the north-eastern states of Assam and Manipur since May, the European Commission is providing close to €200 000 in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most vulnerable...