IP/17/1755  22-06-2017 - EU announces €85 million as Uganda faces world's fastest growing refugee crisis 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2017 The EU funding will help meet the needs of the rapidly surging number of South Sudanese fleeing to Uganda. Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in...
STATEMENT/17/1728  20-06-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on protecting civilians during the final stage of the battle of Mosul, Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 June 2017 "The fighting in Mosul, Iraq is in its final stage, reaching now the town's densely populated Old City. The European Union supports humanitarian organisations to deliver lifesaving aid for the most in need.
IP/17/1682  18-06-2017 - EU channels extra support for Portugal to help with forest fires 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 June 2017 The European Commission has responded swiftly to Portugal's request for assistance in order to tackle the deadly forest fires. This morning President Juncker and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides immediately offered the EU's full readiness and capacity to do all possible...
STATEMENT/17/1681  18-06-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the deadly forest fires in Portugal 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 June 2017 All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected by the deadly forest fires that have struck several parts of Portugal.  We express our condolences to those that have lost loved ones.
IP/17/1645  15-06-2017 - EU announces €143 million support package for the crisis in North East Nigeria 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 June 2017 The European Commission has announced a support package of €143 million today for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno State in Nigeria which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis.
IP/17/1567  08-06-2017 - EU's largest ever education in emergencies programme in Turkey reaches first refugee families 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 June 2017 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides attends the launch event of the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education project The EU's largest ever humanitarian programme for education in emergencies, which aims to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend...
IP/17/1462  29-05-2017 - EU announces over €44 million of humanitarian funding to help people in need in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of over €44 million to help people in need in South-West and Central Asia, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflicts and displacement, as well as recurrent natural disasters.
IP/17/1423  24-05-2017 - EU announces new aid for natural disasters for Latin America and the Caribbean at UN Conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has today announced new funding of €14.3 million to support countries affected by natural disasters and invest in disaster risk reduction and resilience in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017.
STATEMENT/17/1449  24-05-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the cholera outbreak in Yemen 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 As Yemen is facing a fast spreading Cholera outbreak of unprecedented scale the EU is increasing its response with further funding to help those in need. This is the second outbreak in less than a year to hit the war-ravaged...
STATEMENT/17/1346  16-05-2017 - Spokesperson's statement on allegations of misconduct by a humanitarian partner organisation in Greece, on behalf of Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 May 2017 The European Commission has in place a thorough mechanism to monitor and ensure that its humanitarian funding worldwide is implemented in full respect of all humanitarian principles and sound financial management.