Tag: Lesotho

#Drought in #SouthernAfrica – EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

#Drought in #SouthernAfrica – EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

| January 17, 2020

The European Commission is mobilizing a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The funding comes as large parts of southern Africa are currently in the grip of their harshest drought in decades. “Many poor households in drought-affected areas […]

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#Malta presidency must address pressing issue of failed asylum seekers

#Malta presidency must address pressing issue of failed asylum seekers

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Malta is gearing up for a first in its history when it assumes the helm of the EU’s rotating presidency in January 2017, writes Martin Banks. The controversial issue of Mediterranean migration promises to be top of the Maltese government’s EU agenda. One of the key questions concerns how to manage migration flows in the Mediterranean, […]

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