European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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21/05/2020 - News
Dozens of people have lost their lives as cyclone Amphan has come ashore southwest of Kolkata in eastern India and is making its way further north-east towards Bangladesh, causing further destruction and flooding.
27/02/2020 - Photo story
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects. Millions are affected by natural and man-made disasters each year. In the aftermath of a disaster,...
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18/02/2020 - News
About 100 delegations from the European Union, its Member States and partners, including international organisations and civil society gathered in Brussels today at the International Donors' Conference to mobilise support for Albania after the...
22/01/2020 - Photo story
Months after tropical cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, the communities in the port city of Beira continue to face the challenges of rebuilding their homes.
20/01/2020 - News
Today the Commission adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth €900 million.
17/01/2020 - Blog post
The Taal volcano, the second most active volcano in the Philippines, sits just 60 kilometers from the capital of Manila on the island of Luzon.
16/01/2020 - News
The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
03/01/2020 - Photo story
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects.
17/12/2019 - Video
In 2019, Bolivia lost more than 6 million hectares of forest and grassland to forest fires. When Bolivia requested help with its fires, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism helped deploy a specialised team to support local authorities and volunteers....
13/12/2019 - Video
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Extreme floods and droughts affect millions of people and country’s agriculture; in Cambodia, 70% of the total population are farmers. Thanks to EU Humanitarian Aid and People in...

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