Since 1992, the EU has helped alleviate the suffering of millions of people in more than 110 countries worldwide.
Several entry points exist for joining the European Commission's department for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations.
The principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence are fundamental to humanitarian action.
The European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid outlines the policy framework for the EU when acting in response to humanitarian crises. The Consensus sets out why, how, and when the EU acts.
Contact the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations