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Adrian Efros, Minister of Internal Affairs of Moldova, shakes hands Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič.
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Moldova joins the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

Today, the EU and Moldova sign the Agreement for Moldova to become a participating state in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. This is a major step of Moldova joining the foundation of the EU’s disaster risk management system.

Ongoing emergencies


Generator being unloaded from a truck.

Channelling aid donations to Ukrainians

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.

Fire fighters putting out a fire in a field


2022 was one of the worst wildfire seasons on record in the EU. For this year, the EU has reinforced its preparedness and response resources.
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We have field offices and humanitarian experts working across the globe.


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