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Statement by President Juncker following the floods in Greece

15 November, 2017 - 20:49
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 by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the earthquake on the Iran/Iraq border

13 November, 2017 - 13:32
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 by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Yemen

11 November, 2017 - 15:07
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,...

EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: new contracts signed as more and more refugees receive support

9 November, 2017 - 13:17
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.

Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the typhoon in Vietnam

8 November, 2017 - 11:34
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.

Rohingya Crisis: Commissioner Stylianides visits Bangladesh and reaffirms EU humanitarian support

31 October, 2017 - 13:05
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.

EU announces €106 million support package for people affected by the crises in Sudan

23 October, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 October 2017 The European Commission has announced a €106 million support package - €46 million in humanitarian assistance and €60 million for development - to directly assist people in Sudan affected by forced displacement, undernutrition, disease outbreaks and recurrent extreme climatic conditions.

The EU pledges additional €30 million for the Rohingya crisis at Geneva donors' conference

23 October, 2017 - 11:00
European Commission - Press release Geneva, 23 October 2017 The European Commission has announced humanitarian and development funds in response to the influx of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The European Union today co-hosted in Geneva a 'Pledging Conference on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis'.

1 million refugees in Turkey reached by EU's Emergency Social Safety Net

17 October, 2017 - 10:05
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The EU funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme has now reached one million refugees living in Turkey. Launched by the European Commission in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with...

Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the deadly forest fires and storms in several Member States

16 October, 2017 - 18:26
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 October 2017 "Today all our thoughts are with our citizens who are suffering from the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain and the storms affecting Ireland and the United Kingdom.

EU announces additional emergency aid to help refugees in Serbia

8 October, 2017 - 17:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 October 2017 The European Commission has today announced an additional €4 million in humanitarian aid for Serbia to assist the thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers in the country.

Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides on the recent attacks in Syria

3 October, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 3 October 2017 In the past two weeks, in Syria there has been the highest number of casualties in 2017, as a result of the heavy air attacks hitting civilians and civilian infrastructure, in particular hospitals and medical facilities, in Northern Syria.

EU increases humanitarian aid budget for education of children in emergencies

20 September, 2017 - 19:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 September 2017 Access to education for children in emergency situations is among the top priorities for the EU in its humanitarian funding. The European Commission has announced today it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education...

EU steps up humanitarian assistance in Bangladesh and Myanmar

12 September, 2017 - 13:06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 September 2017 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, announces additional aid for people in need in Bangladesh and Myanmar As more and more refugees arrive in Bangladesh from Myanmar, the European Commission announces additional humanitarian aid of €3 million to...

EU mobilises further assistance for Hurricane Irma hit islands: Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides

11 September, 2017 - 13:12
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 September 2017 "Hurricane Irma has left a trail of devastation across many countries. It is our moral duty to help those in need whose lives and homes are being destroyed or severely threatened.

Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Myanmar

5 September, 2017 - 10:31
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 September 2017 Unrestricted humanitarian access, including for aid workers, is critical to reaching 350,000 vulnerable people in Rakhine State. They must be allowed to do their job to try to prevent the further deterioration of an already serious humanitarian situation.

Italy earthquake: Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides

22 August, 2017 - 12:04
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 22 August 2017 Today our heart is in Italy, with the Italian people and authorities. Once again the country has sadly suffered another deadly earthquake, this time on the island of Ischia, with initial reports of casualties and damages to infrastructures including hospitals and churches.

EU: a world leader in helping those affected by crises

18 August, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 August 2017 When countries face natural disasters such as forest fires, floods and earthquakes or are in need of emergency assistance due to other crises, the EU has a range of funding and emergency response tools to help.

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2017

18 August, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is committed to the safety of humanitarian workers. Every year, the EU marks World Humanitarian Day by adding its voice to the global campaign that honours humanitarian workers who, day after day, put their lives on...