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02/04/2019 - News
A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity...

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What if? When innovation saves lives
07/03/2019 - Video
A small coloured band is changing the fight against severe malnutrition. It started out as an innovative approach that was then researched and proved its worth. Use of the coloured band by mothers to encourage early detection of undernutrition is...
Yemenis receive aid in Sa’ada, Yemen. © ICRC
26/02/2019 - News
As millions of people continue to suffer in Yemen, the European Commission has announced its intention to provide €161.5 million in humanitarian aid for 2019.
17/12/2018 - News
EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia.
23/11/2018 - News
As millions of people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, the European Commission has announced an additional €18 million in emergency aid.
29/10/2018 - News
The Commission has committed an additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address increasing food, nutrition, and emergency needs in the countries.
A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation
somalia © ICRC
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.
Sur la route de Rosso by © EU/ECHO/Sylvain Cherkaoui
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.

/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...