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EU boosts aid to drought affected countries in #HornofAfrica

EU boosts aid to drought affected countries in #HornofAfrica

The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian assistance of €60 million to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, who have been facing critical levels of food insecurity due to severe drought. This additional assistance brings EU humanitarian aid to the Horn of Africa region (including Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti) to nearly €260m since […]

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EU gives €12 million in new humanitarian aid for crisis in Yemen and impact in Horn of Africa

EU gives €12 million in new humanitarian aid for crisis in Yemen and impact in Horn of Africa

The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid by €12 million for people affected by the crisis in Yemen. The support will help address the most pressing needs of the suffering population. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides (pictured) said: “The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is reaching catastrophic proportions with 80% of the population […]

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EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organizations to the region

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (27 October), the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate for Development and Cooperation Marcus Cornaro, and European Union […]

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Aviation: Commission updates European safety list of banned airlines

Aviation: Commission updates European safety list of banned airlines

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has updated for the 22nd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as the EU air safety list. On the basis of safety information from various sources and a hearing both with the Nepalese aviation authorities as well as […]

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