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/echo/file/venezuelans-road-better-future_enVenezuelans on the road for a better future

Venezuelans on the road for a better future
07/11/2018 - Video
Once South America’s richest nation sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s deepening economic collapse is sending millions on the roads. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans leave their country in search of food and healthcare, in...

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Somalia: “Water is everything to me”
26/10/2018 - Video
In 2017, the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) department and the international community provided assistance to avoid a new famine in Somalia, but the hardship is far from over. In recent years, drought...
Afghanistan by ICRC
04/10/2018 - News
Large parts of Afghanistan are facing severe drought, worsening an already dire humanitarian situation. In response, the European Commission has committed an additional €20 million in emergency aid, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid for...
Myanmar Rakhine state by ICRC
27/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €5 million to bring emergency support to vulnerable communities living in Myanmar's Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan states.

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Jordan: a refugee’s digital story
24/09/2018 - Video
Around 5.6 million Syrians have been forced to take refuge in neighbouring countries. Many challenges await them as they start their new lives, not least getting their civil and legal documentation in order. These crucial documents enable refugees...

/echo/file/new-health-clinics-help-rohingya-refugees-and-local-people-stay-healthy_enNew health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy

New health clinics help Rohingya refugees and local people to stay healthy
19/09/2018 - Video
With the help of European Union humanitarian aid funding, Save the Children is building new health clinics in Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees and local families. Each clinic can treat around 100 people every day. Monsoon rains bring the risk of...
Central African Republic regional crisis. © ICRC
18/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and its neighbouring countries.
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17/09/2018 - Photo story
Seven years after the world’s youngest nation gained independence, fighting, sexual violence and human rights abuses continue unabated in South Sudan.

/echo/file/prepared-love-one-man-s-plan-surprise-his-wife-his-culinary-skills_enPrepared with love: one man’s plan to surprise his wife with his culinary skills

Prepared with love: one man’s plan to surprise his wife with his culinary skills
05/09/2018 - Video
Paind Khan, a refugee from Afghanistan who now lives in Greece, has been perfecting his biryani for months. It will be the first dish he cooks for his wife when they are reunited in Germany. The dish takes three hours to cook, plenty of garlic, and...
Vocational training gives Sudanese refugees in Chad a livelihood and autonomy
30/08/2018 - Photo story
Farchana refugee camp in eastern Chad measures 1.7 square kilometres, about the size of 19 football pitches.

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