14/11/2018 - Video
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...
19/09/2018 - Video
Malawi is a small country in southern Africa with a population of 14 million people who mainly rely on agriculture as a means of subsistence. In 2017, drought in the country affected more than half the population.
EU humanitarian support enables...
01/08/2018 - News
As Southeast Asia faces monsoon season and its potentially devastating effects, the European Commission has committed €6 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in the region.
21/06/2018 - News
Kenya and Uganda are among Africa's major hosts of refugees, with millions urgently needing assistance.
07/03/2018 - Blog post
Greece has received a massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing war, many of whom are minors.
05/03/2018 - Blog post
Seven years ago, Leah Cowan was part of the very first batch of young Europeans to volunteer with EU Aid Volunteers during the pilot phase of the initiative.
06/02/2018 - Blog post
For over a decade, the European Union has funded disaster risk reduction initiatives across Central Asia, which is one of the most disaster prone regions in the world, vulnerable to earthquakes, floods, yearly landslides, mudflows, and droughts.
01/02/2018 - News
Today the European Commission announced an aid package of €15 million for disaster preparedness and resilience-building in Haiti.
14/12/2017 - News
In response to Typhoon Damrey, which wreaked havoc across large parts of Vietnam’s central and south-central regions in early November, the European Commission is providing €200 000 in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities...