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/echo/file/communities-malawi-take-control-against-effects-climate-change_enCommunities in Malawi take control against the effects of climate change

Communities in Malawi take control against the effects of climate change
07/09/2018 - Video
Communities in Malawi have come together to fight the effects of climate change and ensure they don't go hungry when hit by floods and drought. COOPI, with funding from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...

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24/08/2018 - Photo story
In August 2017, a military crackdown was launched in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, historically home to a population of Rohingya Muslims, following attacks on border posts by an insurgent group.
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.
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11/07/2018 - News
Somalia and Djibouti will receive €89.5 million in European Union humanitarian assistance, as millions of people in the two countries grapple with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather.
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10/07/2018 - News
As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.
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21/06/2018 - News
Kenya and Uganda are among Africa's major hosts of refugees, with millions urgently needing assistance.

/echo/file/how-congolese-community-fighting-against-child-malnutrition_enHow the Congolese community is fighting against child malnutrition

How the Congolese community is fighting against child malnutrition
06/06/2018 - Video
The reason children become malnourished is because their families have difficulty providing sufficient, quality food on a daily basis. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the EU has partnered with organisations Action Against Hunger and COOPI...
expert Marion Saurel gives a presentation on malnutrition
23/05/2018 - Blog post
Severe acute malnutrition causes five million child deaths each year worldwide. Most of these deaths are preventable, as over 90 percent of acute malnourished children who receive treatment are cured.

/echo/file/scaling-treatment-severe-malnutrition-kahemba-drc-s-kwango-province_enScaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province

Scaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province
13/04/2018 - Video
Two million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In a country about two thirds the size of western Europe, the town of Kahemba is reached by traveling 24 hours on mostly deserted roads from...

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DRC: Manginza’s story
12/04/2018 - Video
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 4.2 million children suffer from acute malnutrition. It is a silent crisis of staggering proportions. Manginza lives in Kahemba in Kwango province, a remote town 80 km from the Angolan border which has...

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