Tag Archives: Crisis Response

Croatia and France help Portugal fight forest fires through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

02-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is supporting efforts to tackle a number of forest fires raging in northern and central Portugal. In response to a request for assistance by authorities in Lisbon, the European Commission’s Emergency Response Centre (ERC) is facilitating … Read the full press release

Kristalina Georgieva on the floods in Central Europe

Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At this difficult time for many people struggling to cope I want to express my appreciation for all those helping in … Read the full press release

Europe to strengten its preparedness against natural and man-made disasters

Brussels, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today presents a package consisting of two parts: The EU strategy on adaptation to climate change sets out a framework and mechanisms for taking the EU’s preparedness for current and future climate impacts to … Read the full press release