Tag Archives: Kristalina Georgieva

The European Commission increases assistance by further €20 million to help vulnerable people in South Sudan

BRUSSELS, 26-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is responding to the continuing major crisis in South Sudan by increasing its life-saving assistance by a further €20 million to help its most vulnerable people. “A human catastrophe of alarming proportions … Read the full press release

The European Commission allocates additional €500 000 to enhance interventions aimed at curbing the worsening Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

BRUSSELS, 25-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is allocating an additional €500 000 to enhance interventions aimed at curbing the worsening Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This brings the total of Commission aid to €1.9 million. “This … 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

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

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on the situation in Al Qusayr

Brussels, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response on the situation in Al Qusayr. I have been following with increasing alarm the rapidly deteriorating situation in recent days in the … Read the full press release

EC launched Emergency Response Centre (ERC)

For a faster and more efficient European response to disasters Brussels, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission is launching its Emergency Response Centre (ERC) today, which will provide a better coordinated, faster and more efficient European response to disasters 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

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