The past 12 months have brought unprecedented humanitarian challenges.
The EU’s civil protection and humanitarian aid operations department has been working on helping the most vulnerable people worldwide, including those affected by the war in Ukraine, forest fires, the global food crisis, or the devastating effects of climate change.
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In response to Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine in February, the European Commission is running its largest operation in the history of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
4 team members in Poland told us how aid gets where it is most needed and shared their impressions from the ground.
The small wooden boat glides over what recently was fertile fields where farmers cultivated wheat, cotton and corn. After the recent catastrophic floods that submerged one-third of Pakistan, all that remains is a huge lake.
Here, in Pakistan’s already impoverished Sindh province, just like in the rest of the country, the loss of homes, agricultural lands and infrastructure has left millions depending on humanitarian assistance.
The EU has quickly mobilised life-saving aid and humanitarian funding to respond to the devastating floods.
Europe has faced a very intense wildfire season this summer, with greater number of fires and larger areas burnt compared to previous years.
In pictures, see how the EU responded to forest fires across Europe, swiftly mobilising assistance to support those countries in need.
Riya Moni is putting her makeup on. She is not afraid of being caught or humiliated anymore – her makeup is her transgression.
At an EU-funded safe space run by the Danish Refugee Council, Riya found the psychosocial assistance she needed.
You have probably heard about the global food crisis that is affecting millions of people worldwide. But what are the main drivers of this global food insecurity? What countries are affected? And how is the EU helping?
Here are 5 key things you need to know about the current global food crisis and the EU’s humanitarian response.