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EU announces additional €35 million for Africa’s #Sahel region

EU announces additional €35 million for Africa’s #Sahel region

| November 14, 2019

  A rise in the number and spread of conflicts in countries across Africa’s Sahel region is putting further strains on already fragile communities. To help those most in need, the European Commission is stepping up its support with a further €35 million in humanitarian aid. “From Mauritania to Chad, many vulnerable communities in the Sahel […]

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EU boosts #HumanitarianAssistance following floods in #HornOfAfrica

EU boosts #HumanitarianAssistance following floods in #HornOfAfrica

| October 31, 2019

As heavy flooding in the Horn of Africa region continues to put the lives of many vulnerable communities at risk, the European Commission is providing an additional €3 million in emergency aid. The funding will be provided through humanitarian organisations in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan. “The EU stands in solidarity with the people […]

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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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