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EU response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Mon, 02/03/2015 – 12:00

European Commission – Fact Sheet Brussels, 02 March 2015 West Africa is facing the largest and most complex Ebola epidemic on record. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the most affected countries. Over 22 900 people have been infected, more than 9 200 of whom have died.

Statement on Dr. Denis Mukwege in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Wed, 11/02/2015 – 12:00

European Commission – Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 11 February 2015 Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on Dr.

EU steps up humanitarian assistance to Syria crisis

Thu, 29/01/2015 – 12:00

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 29 January 2015 With the humanitarian situation worsening every day, growing numbers of people inside Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries are in need of assistance. The European Union is increasing its assistance to the Syria crisis by €136 million in humanitarian funding, half…

EU-airlift to Ukraine: Europe increases its humanitarian aid

Mon, 26/01/2015 – 12:00

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 26 January 2015 The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation. Thousands of people are suffering from the combined impact of the conflict, displacement, extreme poverty and the harsh winter.

Commissioner Stylianides to visit Ukraine as EU steps up humanitarian aid

Thu, 22/01/2015 – 12:28

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 22 January 2015 The European Union is preparing to step up its humanitarian aid to the people affected by the conflict in Ukraine, especially the displaced and those who need help to weather the severe cold which has gripped the country.

EU releases emergency funds for humanitarian assistance to Libya

Mon, 22/12/2014 – 12:00

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 22 December 2014 The European Commission is giving €2 million in emergency funding to assist scores of Libyans who have been forced to flee their homes because of worsening violence in the country.     The funding will provide essential humanitarian assistance and protection to the…

EU acts together to stop Ebola

Fri, 12/12/2014 – 12:00

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 12 December 2014 A new batch of urgently needed medical and relief supplies is leaving to the Ebola-affected region in West Africa today on board of the Dutch ship “Karel Doorman”.

EU steps up assistance for Syrian refugees in Turkey

Tue, 09/12/2014 – 11:33

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 09 December 2014 New funding announced by HRVP Mogherini and Commissioner Stylianides as they meet with refugees in Turkey With growing numbers of refugees from Syria seeking sanctuary in Turkey, the European Commission is stepping up its assistance with an additional €10 million in…