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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

20 years of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

Since it was set up, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been responding quickly and collectively to emergencies and disasters.

Activated 102 times in 2020, and almost 90 times in 2021, the Mechanism will continue to support countries affected by disasters - in Europe and all over the world.

Working together to prevent, prepare for and respond to natural hazards and human-induced disasters.

© European Union 2021
Publication date: 25/10/2021

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