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As the recent spike in gang violence is making even more critical the humanitarian situation in Haiti, the European Union launched a new Humanitarian Air Bridge to provide essential supplies to the country’s population. A total of 5 flights have arrived to Cap Haïtien, in the north of the country.

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Media trip to Chad

Express your interest by 22 April if you're a journalist interested in visiting EU-funded humanitarian aid projects and speak to beneficiaries in Chad

Ongoing emergencies


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The EU Civil Protection Mechanism can be activated to request assistance for consular support during evacuation operations.
Food assistance
Through its humanitarian food assistance, the EU aims to ensure access to safe and nutritious food for the most hungry and vulnerable people in crises.
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The European Commission has set up an operational system to channel in-kind donations from third countries and the private sector to Ukraine, Moldova, and neighbouring EU countries.

Humanitarian protection addresses violence, coercion, deliberate deprivation and abuse for persons, groups, and communities in humanitarian crises
Public Consultation on humanitarian aid 2017-2022

Calls for proposals