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20/05/2019 - Photo story
Community engagement workers are on the frontline of the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hundreds of “récos” - relais communautaires or contact tracers - are on the ground, searching for people who have come in contact with...
13/05/2019 - News
The EU is stepping up humanitarian support with additional funding as the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to experience its biggest Ebola outbreak to date.
Delivering healthcare to Colombia’s Amazon villages
08/05/2019 - Photo story
In August 2018, torrential rains flooded large regions of Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, where isolated indigenous peoples live in remote communities.
The wall in Bethlehem, West Bank, which marks the divide with Jerusalem. © EU
30/04/2019 - News
The European Union announced today over €22 million of additional humanitarian assistance in support of the most vulnerable people in Gaza and the West Bank.
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03/04/2019 - News
As many Libyans continued to be displaced within their country due to conflict, the Commission has announced today €6 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total humanitarian assistance in the country for 2018-2019 to €15 million.
Kandahar floods
20/03/2019 - News
Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large...
Mozambique floods by WFP
19/03/2019 - News
Severe flooding and tropical cyclone Idai have caused large numbers of casualties and damage to homes and infrastructue in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.
Dr. Shah Wali
11/03/2019 - Photo story
In one of the few moments of rest that the hectic workload at the EMERGENCY surgical centre for war victims in Laskar-Gah allows you, Shah Wali watches TV news about his country, Afghanistan. He listens to it, silent and serious. Shah Wali is 42...
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...
15/02/2019 - Photo story
Walas Bibi, 10, was near her house in the Nad Ali district when her right arm and abdomen were wounded during a firefight. Living in Helmand, a province in southern Afghanistan, means living through the reality of war on a daily basis. Her family,...

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