Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Commission

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Central African Republic: ECHO and UNICEF join forces for families affected by violence in Central African Republic

Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Central African Republic BANGUI/BRUSSELS, Central African Republic, 22 August 2014 – The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is providing EUR 1 million to help the UNICEF-coordinated ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in West Africa: Update from European Commission

Via ReliefWeb, a report from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department: West Africa – Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, Echo Crisis Flash N°24. Click through to download the PDF. The summary:Epidemic situation  Sierra Leone•Another senior doctor ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: With fear in their hearts, even the trivial is overwhelming

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.It is Wednesday 23rd July in Gorwai, a small village of Ayod County in northern Jonglei State, South Sudan. We – a team comprised of UN agencies and NGOs ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: ECHO Factsheet – East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific – August 2014

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam Key messages The Asia-Pacific region ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Central African Republic: ECHO Factsheet - 20 August 2014 - Central African Republic

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Key messages Following the escalation of inter-communal violence in the beginning of December 2013, the number of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia: ECHO Factsheet 18 August- Ebola in West Africa [EN/FR]

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone Key messages A number of West African countries are experiencing the largest Ebola epidemic on record. As of 13 August 2 127 people have been infected ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gunmen Storm Liberian Ebola Hospital Freeing 29 Patients

Armed men claiming “there’s no Ebola” stormed a Liberian clinic overnight and freed 29 potentially infected patients."They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled," Rebecca Wesseh told AFP Sunday.She claims she heard the gunman ... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak affects tourism in Africa

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 ByThe , when the virus killed hundreds of people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.While other African states have taken measures to prevent the virus from entering their borders, the World Health Organisation , saying the ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

World Humanitarian Day - Staying Safe

Dubai — World Humanitarian Day this year brought grim news: More aid workers died in 2013 than any year since records began. In total, 155 were killed, while another 305 and were either seriously wounded or kidnapped, according to newly-released data ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

World Humanitarian Day 2014: Honouring relief workers in danger around the globe

EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina GeorgievaToday's World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to humanitarian workers who risk their lives in bringing assistance to victims of wars ... [Published European Commission Delegation to BiH - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Humanitarians at risk: a testimony from the Gazan wreckage

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.This post is part of our 'Humanitarians at risk' series, dedicated to World Humanitarian Day taking place on 19 of August.Saber Ashor joined EU Humanitarian ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Humanism, Testimony, Risk
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

On World Humanitarian Day, where are the examples of ‘good donorship’ in conflict, disasters etc?

It’s World Humanitarian Day today, and I want to talk about money, but not the perennial topic of quantity of aid for emergency relief.  Let’s talk about quality. On my visit to the DRC in May, I was pretty shocked by the conversations I had ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Aug 19 2014]

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...21. Some groups are upset that the ALS Association gives money to a group that supports stem-cell research. "Attention pro-lifers: be careful where you send your ALS Ice Bucket Challenge donation" read a headline on LifeNews.com earlier this week...
...ago, he said, they sought to push all agencies into the same security policies, often leading to tensions as NGOs worried about their independence. "The UN would have one approach [to security], which might be more protective, while NGOs would be much more [focused on] acceptance. That meant they became wary of sharing information."
"They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled" Rebecca Wesseh told AFP Sunday
"World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to the people who risk their lives every day to help the victims of war and disasters around the world and an opportunity to highlight the humanitarian challenges we are facing. "

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Via ReliefWeb, a report from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department: West Africa – Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, Echo Crisis Flash N°24. Click through to download the PDF. The summary:Epidemic situation  Sierra Leone•Another senior doctor ...
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