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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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#HumanitarianAid – More than €152 million for Africa’s #Sahel region

#HumanitarianAid – More than €152 million for Africa’s #Sahel region

| June 13, 2019

As countries in the Sahel continue to suffer from armed conflicts, climate change, and a food and nutrition crisis, the EU is providing €152.05 million to bring relief to people in need in the region. Combined with last year’s funding, humanitarian assistance to the Sahel has been supported with over €423m in EU aid, making […]

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#HumanitarianAid – EU mobilizes €6 million for people in need in #Colombia

#HumanitarianAid – EU mobilizes €6 million for people in need in #Colombia

| June 7, 2019

As many people continue to be displaced in Colombia and are threatened by natural disasters, the European Commission announces today a new aid package of €6 million to help those most in need in the country. This includes €1 million for preparedness and response to natural disasters. “Supporting the Colombian people remains a high priority […]

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#CycloneIdai – €12 million EU assistance in #Mozambique, #Zimbabwe and #Malawi

#CycloneIdai – €12 million EU assistance in #Mozambique, #Zimbabwe and #Malawi

| April 12, 2019

The European Union has announced an additional €12 million in humanitarian support in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. This funding will assist people in need following cyclone Idai and the subsequent floods. Total EU humanitarian assistance in response to this natural disaster now amounts to more than €15m. “We continue to stand in solidarity with the […]

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#EUTrustFund for #Africa – €115.5 million to enhance security, migrant protection and job creation in #Sahel region

#EUTrustFund for #Africa – €115.5 million to enhance security, migrant protection and job creation in #Sahel region

| April 8, 2019

The European Commission adopted five new programmes and three top-ups of current programmes worth €115.5 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to complement ongoing efforts in the Sahel and Lake Chad region. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said: “We have witnessed in the recent weeks an increase of widespread violence and terrorist attacks in the […]

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#Libya – EU to provide €6 million in humanitarian assistance

#Libya – EU to provide €6 million in humanitarian assistance

| April 5, 2019

As many Libyans continued to be displaced within their country due to conflict, the Commission has announced €6 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total humanitarian assistance in the country for 2018-2019 to €15m. “The EU stands by the Libyan people who have suffered years of conflict and instability. Our new humanitarian assistance […]

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EU channels further support for #Mozambique following #CycloneIdai 

EU channels further support for #Mozambique following #CycloneIdai 

| March 25, 2019

At the request of Mozambique, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help those affected by the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai.  Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “Mozambique is not alone in these difficult times. More EU support is on its way. We are working 24/7 to deliver essential supplies and save lives. […]

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