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16/10/2020 - News
“On the occasion of the International World Food Day, the EU reiterates its commitment to fight hunger across the globe and tackle its root causes.
16/10/2020 - Video
Rosa Elvira and her family live in Guatemala in the Central America Dry Corridor. For them and more than 10 million people living in this area, life is a daily struggle. Recurrent droughts and floods destroy crops and kill livestock, making it...
23/09/2020 - News
Today, in the margins of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Janez Lenarčič, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management, and Peter Eriksson, Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, co-hosted a virtual High-...
23/09/2020 - Photo story
The Central America Dry Corridor is a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land extending from Southern Mexico to Panama. More than 10 million people live in these harsh lands that regularly suffers from floods and drought.
15/09/2020 - Video
European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, has opened the “Food crises and COVID-19” side-event organised by the Global Network Against Food Crises on the margins of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly. “In...
25/08/2020 - Photo story
On 25 August 2017, Myanmar’s military launched a brutal crackdown on the minority Rohingya Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state following attacks on border posts by an insurgent group. Massive human rights violations prompted more than 745,000...
27/07/2020 - News
The latest in a series of EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights with over 40 tons of medical and emergency supplies to reinforce the humanitarian response has arrived in Iraq.
23/07/2020 - News
A new EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight has departed from Liège, Belgium, with medical and other essential supplies to reinforce the humanitarian response in Yemen.
03/06/2020 - News
The Commission will provide new funding of €70 million in Yemen, as the coronavirus threatens to worsen one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, where famine already looms.