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01/03/2021 - Photo story
Every day, hundreds of children and families from the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras – flee the pervasive violence and poverty affecting their countries. They embark on a long journey crossing...
24/02/2021 - Blog post
The conflict in Nigeria still affects Cameroon’s Far North region, causing widespread hunger. Elizabeth and her family lost everything after her village was attacked. Receiving food assistance was essential to help her get back on her feet.
05/02/2021 - Blog post
“Disasters like this can bring out the worst in people,” says Neji*, a 25-year-old Syrian refugee in Beirut. He has faced a life of chaos and conflict for the last 6 years and feels increasingly unsafe as the situation in Lebanon deteriorates. To...
04/02/2021 - News
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič has concluded an official visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, as the country tries to move beyond one of the deadliest conflicts worldwide, lasting decades. The visit was the first of an EU humanitarian...
29/01/2021 - Blog post
Since 2017, escalating tensions in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon have resulted in violence and insecurity. More than 711,000 people have been displaced at some point by the violence. Maliatou* is one of them. Conflict forced her to...
18/12/2020 - Photo story
Chad faces complex, interlinked humanitarian crises: food and nutrition insecurity, forced displacement, natural hazards, and epidemics.
16/12/2020 - Photo story
In November, 2 hurricanes hit Central America only 15 days apart. Category-4 hurricane ETA made landfall in Nicaragua on 3 November, causing floods, landslides and massive damages also in Honduras, Guatemala and Panama. On 13 November, hurricane...
09/12/2020 - Blog post
“I am a feminist. I have the patience. I have the courage. I have the strength to stand up for women and girls. It takes a huge amount of work to be a feminist,” says Karima Sultani. She has been an activist for women’s rights in Afghanistan since...
25/11/2020 - News
Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, issued the following statement:
25/11/2020 - Blog post
Turkey currently hosts the largest refugee population in the world – close to 4 million. The cost of living and lack of access to a regular income make it difficult for many to pay for the things they need most urgently.