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Colombia healthcare
06/06/2019 - News
As many people continue to be displaced in Colombia and are threatened by natural disasters, the European Commission announced today a new aid package of €6 million to help those most in need in the country.
Kandahar floods
20/03/2019 - News
Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large...
Mozambique floods by WFP
19/03/2019 - News
Severe flooding and tropical cyclone Idai have caused large numbers of casualties and damage to homes and infrastructue in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.
Yemenis receive aid in Sa’ada, Yemen. © ICRC
26/02/2019 - News
As millions of people continue to suffer in Yemen, the European Commission has announced its intention to provide €161.5 million in humanitarian aid for 2019.
20/02/2019 - News
The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country's cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities...
14/02/2019 - Photo story
In 2018, an outbreak of cholera hit four regions in Niger, where nearly 4000 cases were reported. In order to contain the epidemic and limit the number of deaths, the EU provided humanitarian aid that went to various organisations on the ground to...
Uganda education
23/01/2019 - Photo story
Zoka Central Primary School in Uganda’s West Nile region had closed down, but after a massive influx of South Sudanese refugees the school re-opened.
21/12/2018 - News
The Commission has committed an additional €5 million to address the urgent needs of Burundian refugees living in neighbouring countries.
17/12/2018 - News
EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia.
13/12/2018 - News
The European Union has allocated an additional €4 million to continue delivering much needed humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine at the onset of winter.