AGENDA/18/641  09-02-2018 - Friday 23 February: High Level Conference on the Sahel 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news The conference, co-chaired by the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the G5 Sahel, will focus on strengthening much-needed international support to Africa's Sahel countries in the areas of security and development, notably through the G5 Sahel Joint Force.
IP/18/1081  22-02-2018 - Commissioner Stylianides meets with Ministers from Luxembourg and Belgium and welcomes Member States' commitment in reinforcing the European Mechanism to respond to disasters 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 February 2018 The EU Civil Protection Mechanism will be strengthened thanks to a new and important contribution from Luxembourg. Its satellite-based communication platform emergency.lu will establish internet and telephone communication directly in the aftermath of a crisis.
STATEMENT/18/941  20-02-2018 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 February 2018 The humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the De-Escalation Areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past 8 weeks with hundreds of innocent victims, including many women and children.
IP/18/384  30-01-2018 - Humanitarian aid: €37.5 million for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 January 2018 The European Commission has announced today humanitarian assistance of €37.5 million to help people affected by conflict and natural disasters in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan.
STATEMENT/18/428  24-01-2018 - Joint Statement on the attack against the NGO Save the Children in Afghanistan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 January 2018 Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Christos Stylianides, the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Neven Mimica, the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, issue the following...
STATEMENT/17/5351  18-12-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta (Syria) 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 December 2017 Over the past weeks, the situation in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has deteriorated rapidly. Its 400,000 inhabitants face major humanitarian challenges, as there is a shortage of basic supplies including food, fuel, medicine.
IP/17/5153  08-12-2017 - EU boosts aid in Ethiopia amid worsening humanitarian situation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 Additional EU assistance of €15 million will help scale up the response to surging humanitarian needs in the drought-stricken country. The European Commission has announced new emergency assistance of €15 million to help people in Ethiopia who are facing increasingly dangerous...
IP/17/5146  07-12-2017 - Yemen crisis: EU announces additional €25 million in humanitarian aid as situation deteriorates 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2017 The European Commission has announced new humanitarian aid of €25 million to support civilians in desperate need in Yemen. This brings the total EU funding to €196.7 million since the start of the conflict in 2015.
IP/17/4731  23-11-2017 - rescEU: a new European system to tackle natural disasters 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2017 Today the European Commission has revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters. The proposal is a central part of President Juncker's agenda of a Europe that protects.
MEMO/17/4732  23-11-2017 - rescEU: European Commission proposes to strengthen EU disaster management: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 November 2017 The European Commission has tabled a set of proposals to strengthen the EU's civil protection response and boost Europe's ability to better deal with natural disasters.