Lebanon: €60 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable
On a visit to Lebanon today, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič, announced €60 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable people in the country, including Syrian refugees and Lebanese people in need.
Greater Horn of Africa: EU allocates €331 million in humanitarian aid
The Greater Horn of Africa region is facing multiple and overlapping humanitarian crises with more than 50 million people in urgent need of food assistance.
Ukraine: 2,000 Ukrainian patients transferred to European hospitals since the start of the war
To ease the burden on Ukrainian hospitals, the EU has been coordinating regular medical evacuations of Ukrainian patients, be they chronically ill or injured by the war, for more than a year.
Commissioner Lenarčič launches the first edition of the European Prize for Humanitarian Innovation
The Innovaid prize will be awarded to the actors that have developed the most innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of humanitarian actors to deliver assistance to the most vulnerable
Education in emergencies: EU and UNICEF call for increased commitments to invest in safe and quality education for children in crisis
Growing levels of displacement and protracted conflicts are having a severe impact on children and youth worldwide, with an estimated 222 million school-aged children and adolescents in need of education.
European Humanitarian Forum: Commission and Swedish Presidency set the goals for EU's humanitarian action
The second edition of the European Humanitarian Forum put forward innovative solutions to address the global challenges of the humanitarian sector.
EU and international donors' pledge €7 billion in support of the people in Türkiye and Syria following the recent devastating earthquakes
Today, a total of €7 billion were pledged by the international community at the ‘Together for the people of Türkiye and Syria’ International Donors’ Conference.
Southern Africa and Indian Ocean: EU allocates €2.5 million in emergency aid in the aftermath of cyclone Freddy
The Commission announced today emergency funding of €2.5 million in humanitarian aid for Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique, the 3 countries of the region that suffered the most damage from the 2 passages of tropical storm Freddy in February and March 2023.
Venezuelan crisis: Commission releases €75 million in humanitarian funding during the 2023 International Solidarity Conference
The funding will help people in need in Venezuela and communities in the neighbouring countries hosting migrants and refugees, with a focus on (i) food assistance, (ii) health, (ii) shelter, (iv) protection, (v) education, and (vi) legal assistance, among other areas.
2023 European Humanitarian Forum focuses on new global realities – shaping humanitarian action together
The European Commission and the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU will jointly organise the second edition of the European Humanitarian Forum on 20-21 March in Brussels at the EGG conference centre and online.