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.
STATEMENT/17/4689  15-11-2017 - Statement by President Juncker following the floods in Greece 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 November 2017 I am saddened to learn about the many people who have lost their lives and loved ones during the deadly floods affecting central Greece. On behalf of the whole European Commission, I would like to express our full solidarity with...
STATEMENT/17/4605  13-11-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the earthquake on the Iran/Iraq border 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 13 November 2017 The earthquake that struck the area on the border between Iran and Iraq last night has taken the lives of hundreds of people and caused extensive damage across the two countries.
STATEMENT/17/4581  11-11-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Yemen 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 November 2017 On 6 November the Saudi led military coalition closed air, sea and land entry points to Yemen. This decision has caused major disruptions in the urgent delivery of life-saving activities and a sharp rise in the price of basic commodities,...
IP/17/4441  09-11-2017 - EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: new contracts signed as more and more refugees receive support 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 November 2017 The European Commission reported on the impressive progress in the implementation of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, during the 8th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Facility, that took place in Brussels yesterday.
STATEMENT/17/4461  08-11-2017 - Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the typhoon in Vietnam 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 8 November 2017 The typhoon that has struck Vietnam over the past days has taken many lives and caused considerable damage, adding to the toll of a number of storms in the past weeks.
IP/17/4223  31-10-2017 - Rohingya Crisis: Commissioner Stylianides visits Bangladesh and reaffirms EU humanitarian support 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 October 2017 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has started a two-day visit to Bangladesh, to assess the situation on the ground and visit EU aid projects that are addressing the Rohingya refugee crisis.