Humanitarian assistance

The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) provides relief in all major crisis zones around the world, and it also provides assistance in disaster risk reduction.

Countries and regions where the Commission provides humanitarian assistance

International cooperation and development

The European Commission's International Cooperation and Development department is in charge of development cooperation policy in a wider framework of international cooperation, adapting to the evolving needs of partner countries. This encompasses cooperation with developing countries at different stages of development.

Countries and regions where the Commission provides development assistance