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01/02/2019 - Photo story
Many children in Syria have only known a life of war and conflict.
A child refugee in Turkey. Of today’s record humanitarian budget announcement, 10% is dedicated to education in emergencies. © WFP/Deniz Akkus
16/01/2019 - News
As an increasing number of people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its biggest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girl-refugees-bangladesh_enSafe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh

Safe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh
11/01/2019 - Video
Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are home to nearly one million people; 80 percent of the refugees are women and children. They survived horrific violence in Myanmar and they still face risks such as abuse, child marriage, and violence in the...

/echo/file/reyhab-volunteer-midwife-helping-syrian-mothers-jordan_enReyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan

Reyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan
08/01/2019 - Video
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...
07/01/2019 - News
The ESSN programme, launched in September 2016, is the largest single humanitarian project in the history of the European Union.
21/12/2018 - News
The Commission has committed an additional €5 million to address the urgent needs of Burundian refugees living in neighbouring countries.

/echo/file/basmah-midwife-who-also-mother-or-sister-syrian-women-jordan_enBasmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan

Basmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan
20/12/2018 - Video
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girls-rohingya-refugee-camps_enSafe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps

Safe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps
19/12/2018 - Video
Afruza Sultana is a Bangladeshi aid worker in Cox’s Bazar where she manages an EU-supported Safe Space for Women and Girls. Every day, Afruza and her team address challenges faced by women and girls in the camps. “We do outreach work to understand...
17/12/2018 - News
EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia.

/echo/file/giving-syrian-refugee-children-chance-realise-their-dreams_enGiving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams

Giving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams
14/12/2018 - Video
Aya is 16 years old. Having escaped the sound of bombs and gunfire in Syria, she has been in Turkey for almost six years. Aya was determined to finish her studies so took Turkish language classes. She hopes to become a doctor one day so that she can...

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