IP/14/1193  22-10-2014 - Iraq: EU increases humanitarian assistance 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis by an additional €3 million as winter approaches and the number of civilians forced to abandon their homes continues to rise as a result of the fighting.
STATEMENT/14/319  16-10-2014 - World Food Day: Joint statement by Commissioners Andris Piebalgs (Development aid) and Kristalina Georgieva (Humanitarian aid) 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 16 October 2014 Today's World Food Day is an opportunity to reflect on how European Union aid is alleviating the world's greatest solvable problem: hunger. As we are about to pass on the work on humanitarian aid and development to the next European Commission, it is...
MEMO/14/599  20-10-2014 - The EU's response to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 October 2014 What is the situation on the ground? The current Ebola outbreak is affecting the West Africa region: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Nigeria and Senegal had reported imported cases but their initial outbreaks have been contained, and there have been no new cases...
IP/14/1130  12-10-2014 - Kobane refugee crisis: EU steps up assistance 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 October 2014 The European Commission is giving € 3.9 million in humanitarian funding to help meet the urgent needs of the thousands of people who have fled to Turkey in recent weeks to escape the fighting in the Syrian town of Kobane.
IP/14/1108  07-10-2014 - Ebola Crisis: EU organises airlift operation to West Africa 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 October 2014 The European Union is scaling up its response to the Ebola disease in West Africa with an airlift operation to the affected countries. The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) will facilitate the transportation of relief items to West Africa.
IP/14/1099  06-10-2014 - Ebola: EU helps deliver aid to Sierra Leone 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 October 2014 Medical equipment provided by the United Kingdom was ferried into Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa this weekend. The cargo included two ambulances, equipment for the construction and operation of a 92-bed treatment facility and four other vehicles.
STATEMENT/14/300  04-10-2014 - Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on the murder of British aid volunteer Alan Henning 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 3 October 2014 Statement "The news that Alan Henning, a British aid volunteer, has been murdered by ISIS after nine months in captivity in Syria is not just an appalling crime against humanity and a devastating blow to his family and loved ones.
STATEMENT/14/297  03-10-2014 - Joint statement by HR/VP Catherine Ashton and Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on the killing of a Red Cross worker in Eastern Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 3 October 2014 It was with shock and deep sadness that we learned of the killing of Laurent DuPasquier a dedicated 38-year old Swiss employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Donetsk yesterday.
IP/14/1048  25-09-2014 - South Sudan: EU increases humanitarian assistance by €20 million 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 September 2014 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.
IP/14/1047  24-09-2014 - Syria crisis: an extra €112 million to prevent a lost generation of children 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 September 2014 The European Commission is giving €112 million to support children affected by the crisis in Syria. The amount is part of the overall funding of €215 million announced yesterday in support of the response to the Syria crisis.