MEMO/14/500  19-08-2014 - Europe's support for humanitarian action 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 August 2014 Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad (Iraq) in 2003 which caused the death of 22 people including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio...
STATEMENT/14/238  19-08-2014 - Statement by EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on World Humanitarian Day 2014 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 19 August 2014 Statement World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello.
IP/14/934  18-08-2014 - Humanitarian aid reaches Iraq via EU Civil Protection Mechanism 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is helping European humanitarian aid arrive in Iraq as Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response is in the country to address the worsening humanitarian situation.
IP/14/928  13-08-2014 - EU steps up humanitarian aid to victims of displacement and floods in Afghanistan and Pakistan 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 August 2014 The European Commission has released additional funding of €3 million for Afghanistan to help people affected by flooding and those seeking refuge from military operations in Pakistan, bringing our overall humanitarian aid for these two countries in 2014 to €76.5 million.
IP/14/924  12-08-2014 - EU increases humanitarian assistance for Ukrainian conflict-affected population 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 August 2014 The European Commission is giving additional funding of €2.5 million to assist the most vulnerable people affected by the continuing fighting in Eastern Ukraine. This humanitarian aid is geared towards helping to register and relocate internally displaced people (IDPs), provide shelter, food,...
IP/14/923  12-08-2014 - Iraq: EU increases humanitarian aid 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 August 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid to Iraq by an additional €5 million in response to the growing needs, bringing the overall funding for Iraq up to €17 million in 2014.
IP/14/915  08-08-2014 - West Africa: EU boosts its immediate aid to contain Ebola outbreak 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 August 2014 The European Union is increasing by an additional €8 million its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This is the fourth increase of EU assistance for this crisis.
IP/14/903  04-08-2014 - EU supports Sweden in combatting forest fires 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 August 2014 The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is facilitating the urgent provision of assistance to extinguish the forest fires raging in Sweden. Two fire-fighting aircraft, offered by Italy, are on their way to the affected areas.
MEMO/14/503  04-08-2014 - Fighting forest fires in Europe – how it works 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 August 2014 Every year there are devastating forest fires in Europe, destroying thousands of hectares of forests. The South European countries are at higher risk, but no European country is immune.
IP/14/900  01-08-2014 - EU increases humanitarian funding to help the victims of worsening crisis in Somalia 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 August 2014 The European Commission is giving an additional €10 million for Somalia in response to the increasing humanitarian needs there. This will help respond to the serious food and nutrition crisis that Somalis are currently facing, and will provide basic healthcare and nutrition...