IP/17/343  24-02-2017 - EU proposes €105 million in humanitarian assistance for Lake Chad region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 February 2017 The European Commission has announced additional assistance for the region the Lake Chad region in 2017 as humanitarian needs grow The European Commission plans to mobilise a total of €105 million in humanitarian support to populations in the Lake Chad region...
IP/17/319  21-02-2017 - EU announces €82 million in emergency aid as famine declared in South Sudan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2017 Today the European Commission has announced an emergency aid package worth €82 million as famine has been declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.
IP/17/288  20-02-2017 - EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2017 Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit to the country.
STATEMENT/17/298  17-02-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Western Mosul and other conflict areas in Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 17 February 2017 The military operations in Mosul have so far been conducted with due attention to the protection of civilians.  This is despite the challenges of fighting ISIL in densely populated areas. We commend Iraqi authorities and military forces for having put protection...
STATEMENT/17/250  08-02-2017 - Statement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the killing of six Red Cross staff in Afghanistan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 8 February 2017 I strongly condemn the attacks on aid workers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) working in North-eastern Afghanistan who were shot and killed today while delivering humanitarian aid.
IP/17/229  07-02-2017 - L'Union européenne renforce son soutien post-ouragan Matthew à Haïti avec 35 millions d'euros supplémentaires 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 February 2017 La Commission européenne renforce son aide à Haïti avec une contribution additionnelle de 35 millions d'euros pour l'année 2017, dont 16 millions d'euros en aide humanitaire et 19 millions d'euros comme soutien au développement.
STATEMENT/17/121  22-01-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on his visit to Belgrade, Serbia 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 January 2017 I was in Serbia last year at the height of the refugee crisis, as hundreds of thousands of men, women and children were moving through the country and the Western Balkans region.
IP/17/84  19-01-2017 - EU boosts emergency assistance in Africa's Lake Chad region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian aid of €40 million to help the populations in the Lake Chad basin. The crisis in the region is escalating and humanitarian needs are growing rapidly.
STATEMENT/17/106  19-01-2017 - Statement by President Juncker following the earthquakes in central Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 19 January 2017 It is with great sadness that I learnt this morning of the many people who lost their lives following the latest earthquakes to strike Italy and the hardship caused by severe weather conditions in the affected areas.
AC/17/108  07-02-2017 - EU disaster response mechanism found "timely" and "effective" 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 18 January 2017 The European Court of Auditors releases today a report on the EU Civil protection mechanism - managed by the European Commission - pointing to its successful deployment in response to recent natural disasters and major disease outbreaks around the world.