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EU mobilizes €9 million to tackle #Haiti food crisis

EU mobilizes €9 million to tackle #Haiti food crisis

| August 14, 2019

The European Union has allocated €9 million in humanitarian aid in response to the deteriorating food and nutrition situation in Haiti. Humanitarian assistance will cover the essential food and nutrition needs of more than 130,000 people living in the most affected areas. “For the EU, the humanitarian situation in Haiti is not a forgotten crisis. […]

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Humanitarian Aid: Additional €50 million to tackle #Drought in #HornOfAfrica

Humanitarian Aid: Additional €50 million to tackle #Drought in #HornOfAfrica

| August 8, 2019

The European Commission is mobilizing a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa. With many in the region relying on livestock herding and subsistence farming, the prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food availability and livelihoods. Today’s additional funding brings total EU […]

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#HumanitarianAid – EU announces €18.5 million additional package for #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean

#HumanitarianAid – EU announces €18.5 million additional package for #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean

| July 24, 2019

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15m to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters throughout the region: Central and South America, the Caribbean and Haiti. A further €2.5m will support […]

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#HumanitarianAid – €10.5 million for south and south-east Asia

#HumanitarianAid – €10.5 million for south and south-east Asia

| July 23, 2019

To help the most affected communities in south and south-east Asia hit by natural disasters and humanitarian crises, the European Commission has mobilized a new humanitarian funding package worth €10.5 million. This includes €1.5m in emergency aid for the victims of ongoing monsoons in India and Bangladesh, where more than 500,000 people have been displaced. […]

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EU adopts new €100 million assistance package to benefit refugees and local communities in #Lebanon, #Jordan, and #Iraq

EU adopts new €100 million assistance package to benefit refugees and local communities in #Lebanon, #Jordan, and #Iraq

| June 28, 2019

The EU – via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis – adopted a €100 million new assistance package to support the resilience of refugees, internally displaced person (IDP) host communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. This will be done through the strengthening of public service delivery systems, improved access to […]

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#HumanitarianAid – Over €110 million in the #HornOfAfrica

#HumanitarianAid – Over €110 million in the #HornOfAfrica

| June 28, 2019

As the Horn of Africa region continues to be afflicted by severe and prolonged humanitarian crises, the EU announces a new aid package worth €110.5 million. Since 2018, the EU has provided humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa totalling €316.5m. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “The EU is committed to assist […]

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#SouthSudan – €48.5 million in additional #EUHumanitarianAid

#SouthSudan – €48.5 million in additional #EUHumanitarianAid

| June 21, 2019

Despite a recent peace deal, humanitarian needs remain high in South Sudan with nearly two million people internally displaced and almost seven million in need of emergency food aid. To help the most vulnerable in the country, the European Commission has announced €48.5 million in humanitarian assistance on top of last week’s €1m to step […]

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