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On this second annual EU Day for the Victims of the Global Climate Crisis, we honour those lost to and affected by the climate crisis. This day also serves as a call to action to minimise the impact of climate change wherever we can and build resilience to protect lives and livelihoods.

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Following a request for assistance from Albania through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Greece has sent 4 planes to help fight wildfires in the Dropull municipality.

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Children are disproportionately affected by armed conflict. They face violence, injury and death, recruitment or use by armed forces and armed groups, displacement and uprooting, interrupted education, lack of health care, long-lasting physical and mental trauma and much more.

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