EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

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The European Commission has announced new humanitarian aid of €5 million to help scores of people in urgent need of assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict-torn provinces of Kasaï.

This funding brings EU humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to almost €28 million since the beginning of 2017.

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 - 11:43

The European Commission is providing € 1.5 million in humanitarian aid funding for emergency relief assistance to populations affected by Tropical Cyclone Mora, which ripped through parts of Bangladesh and Myanmar in late May. The aid will be targeted at the most vulnerable people in storm-struck localities of the two neighbouring countries.

Thursday, 6 July, 2017 - 09:28

The European Commission has announced new humanitarian assistance of €60 million to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, who have been facing critical levels of food insecurity due to severe drought.

Friday, 7 July, 2017 - 11:49

The European Commission has announced new humanitarian aid of €5 million to help scores of people in urgent need of assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict-torn provinces of Kasaï.

This funding brings EU humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to almost €28 million since the beginning of 2017.

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 - 11:43

The European Commission is providing €1.5 million in humanitarian aid funding for emergency relief assistance to populations affected by Tropical Cyclone Mora, which ripped through parts of Bangladesh and Myanmar in late May. The aid will be targeted at the most vulnerable people in storm-struck localities of the two neighbouring countries.

Thursday, 6 July, 2017 - 09:28

The European Commission has announced new humanitarian assistance of €60 million to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, who have been facing critical levels of food insecurity due to severe drought.

Friday, 7 July, 2017 - 11:49

Italy is facing severe forest fires in its southern regions. It has requested European Union support through the Civil Protection Mechanism, upon which the EU has immediately responded.

Three French air planes specialised in fire-fighting missions are now already on their way to help Italian authorities to bring the situation under control.

Thursday, 13 July, 2017 - 13:03

The European Commission is scaling up its response to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq with an additional €30 million. The money will enable the EU to continue its support for emergency relief in newly retaken areas and locations of displacement, including for families who have recently lost their homes. It will also go towards emergency medical service providers attending to injured civilians on the frontlines.

Thursday, 13 July, 2017 - 15:39

Today, the European Commission has announced an additional €10 million in humanitarian aid for people most in need in Libya as violence and instability continue to affect vulnerable populations. This is part of the EU's broader support for Libya to address the ongoing crisis in the country, which includes funding of €220 million allocated through various support programmes, including the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

Thursday, 20 July, 2017 - 12:24

France has activated the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism this afternoon as forest fires are ravaging southern regions of the country and Corsica. The national authorities requested a firefighting aircraft through the mechanism and EU support is already on its way.

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 18:32

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