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The European Commission to release further support of EUR116 million for those in need in Yemen

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and … Read the full press release

EU Parliament and Council struck deal on the EU budget for 2014

After negotiating through the night, Parliament and Council struck a deal on the EU budget for 2014, which also provides for remedying payments shortfalls in in the current fiscal year. MEPs ensured that victims of catastrophic flooding and drought in … Read the full press release

Inditex donates €1.5M to Médicos Sin Fronteras for mitigating infant malnutrition in India and humanitarian aid to refugees in Turkey

The projects in India are aimed at mitigating infant malnutrition in the Darbhanga region in the state of Bihar and helping with the fight against visceral leishmaniasis (or kala azar) in the nearby city of Vaishali The Turkish initiative encompasses … Read the full press release

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

Kenyan co-founder of humanitarian Internet platform Ushahidi.com Juliana Rotich received the Impact Award at the DLDwomen 2013 conference in Munich

Second presentation of the award for outstanding social commitment 30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As a second, Juliana Rotich was honored with the Impact Award at the DLDwomen 2013 conference in Munich on Monday, 15 July 2013. Originally from Kenya, Rotich is the co-founder … 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

‘Together for a new Mali’ donor conference mobilised €3.25 billion to rebuild Mali

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  An international donor conference ‘Together for a new Mali’, organised by the European Union and France, together with Mali, took place in Brussels today. Represented at the highest levels, the international community has mobilised decisively in … Read the full press release

EU responds to Syria crisis with more emergency humanitarian aid

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is announcing today an additional €65 million in response to the rapidly growing scale of the humanitarian crisis resulting from the conflict in Syria. With more intense fighting in Syria and just three months … Read the full press release

Additional EU funding for Syria, Mali, Sahel and Chad approved by the Budgets Committee

25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Additional EU funding totalling €70 million to meet humanitarian needs in Syria, Mali, the Sahel region and Chad. was approved by the Budgets Committee on Wednesday. Syria Two years after the start of the conflict, violence is … Read the full press release