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#RescEU and #HumanitarianAid under the new #MFF

#RescEU and #HumanitarianAid under the new #MFF

| June 3, 2020

Why is the Commission proposing to strengthen the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and rescEU? The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is a crisis management structure that allows member states and Participating States [1] to strengthen their cooperation in the field of civil protection, to improve prevention, preparedness and response to disasters. It is based on voluntary contributions […]

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#EUHumanitarianBudget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

#EUHumanitarianBudget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

| January 21, 2020

On 20 January, the Commission adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth €900 million. The EU is the leading global humanitarian aid donor and helps people in over 80 countries. “EU humanitarian aid allows us to save millions of lives worldwide, putting EU global solidarity into action. Yet humanitarian crises are increasing in […]

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#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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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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