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20/02/2019 - News
The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country's cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities...
29/01/2019 - Photo story
At least 180 000 children are thought to be working across Lebanon, many of them are Syrians. With more than half of Syrian refugees living in extreme poverty, some parents feel they have no choice but to send their children to work in order to put...

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girl-refugees-bangladesh_enSafe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh

Safe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh
11/01/2019 - Video
Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are home to nearly one million people; 80 percent of the refugees are women and children. They survived horrific violence in Myanmar and they still face risks such as abuse, child marriage, and violence in the...

/echo/file/reyhab-volunteer-midwife-helping-syrian-mothers-jordan_enReyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan

Reyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan
08/01/2019 - Video
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/basmah-midwife-who-also-mother-or-sister-syrian-women-jordan_enBasmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan

Basmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan
20/12/2018 - Video
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girls-rohingya-refugee-camps_enSafe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps

Safe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps
19/12/2018 - Video
Afruza Sultana is a Bangladeshi aid worker in Cox’s Bazar where she manages an EU-supported Safe Space for Women and Girls. Every day, Afruza and her team address challenges faced by women and girls in the camps. “We do outreach work to understand...

/echo/file/rasha-syrian-mother-who-gave-birth-safely-thanks-eu-funded-healthcare_enRasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare

Rasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare
07/12/2018 - Video
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/stop-rape-war_enStop rape in war!

Stop rape in war!
05/12/2018 - Video
#OrangeTheWorld – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign aimed to prevent and end violence against women and girls around the world. This year, under the EU's leadership of the Call to Action on...
04/12/2018 - Photo story
Over 3 million Venezuelans have now fled their homeland*, hoping to escape a staggering 87 percent poverty rate, dire scarcity of food and essential medicine, an expected 1 million percent inflation rate for the year as well as record homicide rates...

/echo/file/making-difference-children-rohingya-refugee-camps_enMaking a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps

Making a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps
03/12/2018 - Video
Noor is not just any girl, she is one of 700 000 Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar. Young girls are particularly vulnerable in the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, at risk of abuse, trafficking and early marriage. In partnership...

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