Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Commission

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Name: Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Commission
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Echoes Of The Great War â Only An Echo In The Elite Mind

Then and NowThere are plenty of similarities, and vast differences between 1914 and 2014. Just for starters, what is called “public opinion” in western society practically did not exist at all in the run-up to world war in 1914. Today it exists but is ... [Published Market Oracle - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Paraguay: Paraguay - Floods (ECHO Daily Flash 31 July 2014)

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Paraguay About 88 205 people remain displaced in the capital Asuncion due to the floods caused by the Paraguay river 2 months ago. The number of affected population countrywide has decreased ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Yemen: The volunteer who saved little Adam's life

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Yemen Sabah thought that her 18 month-old son, Adam Jamal, wouldn’t survive. "I was watching my son suffer from diarrhea, weight loss, dehydration, and loss of appetite, he could not even ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tajikistan: ACTED and The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department renew cooperation in the Ferghana Valley

Source: Agency for Technical Cooperation and DevelopmentCountry: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Dushanbe, 30th July 2014 – Building on achievements of previous DIPECHO (I-VII), and other Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) interventions, ACTED is launching a new project ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

NDF provides cash assistance to conflict affected children

Excelsior CorrespondentDC Rajouri, Jitendra Kumar Singh providing cash assistance to a injured on Monday.Rajouri, July 28: Twenty conflict affected children injured in border shelling, mine blasts and militancy were supported in a meeting of District ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

China: 28 July 2014: World events

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: China, India, occupied Palestinian territory, United States of America PALESTINE – Gaza crisis • On 25 July, two ambulances (Palestine Red Crescent Society) came under attack in Beit ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Yemen: EU Provides Life-Saving Support To Internally Displaced In Yemen

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Yemen ANA’A – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed its gratitude to the European Union (EU) for its latest donation of €6 million (US$8 million), which will be used to provide food assistance ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

EU development committee tackles 2015 priorities

Newly elected chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development, MEP Linda McAvan (center) with vice-chair, MEP Nirj Deva (right). The 2015 budget, South Sudan and humanitarian advocacy were just some of the items on the committee’s agenda for ... [Published Devex - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Refugees Flee in Myanmar, Seek Peace

Credit: European Commission DG ECHO on Flickr, under Creative Commons(WOMENSENEWS)-- This video showcases the work of a women's advocacy group helping to educate and train women and curb domestic and sexual violence in the stressful conditions of refugee ... [Published Womens Enews - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

EU Commission increases food aid to S. Sudan

(JUBA) - The European Commission has signed two major contracts with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) totalling €14 million to deliver vitally needed food assistance and facilitate the movement of humanitarian cargo in South Sudan.Kristalina ... [Published Sudan Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia: European Union Pledges U.S. $3.8 Million to Fight Child Mortality in Somalia

The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has pledged a $3.8-million donation to support the United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) work to reduce child mortality in Somalia caused by acute malnutrition and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

EU Support Reduces Child Mortality in Somalia

The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is providing three million Euros (over USD3.8 million) to UNICEF Somalia to help reduce child mortality caused by severe acute malnutrition and diarrhoea among children ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2014]

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...before many more lives are lost," said Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response. "I want to pay tribute to the health workers who strive around the clock to help the victims and prevent further contagion, often at serious risk to their own lives. The EU itself has deployed experts to the affected countries to help assess the situation and coordinate with the authorities. But we need a sustained effort from the international community to help West Africa deal with this menace"
...She adds "In the beginning, we refused to leave Adam in the hospital as we didn’t have enough money. His father is a daily worker and I have other children in the house who need care. Then we were convinced again by Oxfam’s Community Health volunteer, Khayria, that Adam should stay in the hospital to get the treatment, care and nutrition supplements that he needed."
"While the ObamaObama administration has made great strides in protecting women and girls worldwide from violence, we need this crucial piece of legislation to continue this progress and push our government to do even more" she said
"By signing these contracts now with the WFP, our biggest partner in food aid, we will save the lives of many South SudaneseSudanese people" said Kristalina Georgieva, the European UnionEuropean Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response

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Paraguay: Paraguay - Floods (ECHO Daily Flash 3... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Paraguay About 88 205 people remain displaced in the capital Asuncion due to the floods caused by the Paraguay river 2 months ago. The number of affected population countrywide has decreased ...
Guinea: EU scales up funding in response to Ebo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 22 hours ago]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone European Commission - IP/14/891 30/07/2014 The European Commission is allocating an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever ...
Tajikistan: ACTED and The European Commission’s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
Source: Agency for Technical Cooperation and DevelopmentCountry: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Dushanbe, 30th July 2014 – Building on achievements of previous DIPECHO (I-VII), and other Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) interventions, ACTED is launching a new project ...
Yemen: The volunteer who saved little Adam's life [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Yemen Sabah thought that her 18 month-old son, Adam Jamal, wouldn’t survive. "I was watching my son suffer from diarrhea, weight loss, dehydration, and loss of appetite, he could not even ...
Samoa: Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa Last week, eighteen representatives of Samoa’s Welfare and Internally-Displaced People Sub-Committee of the Disaster Advisory Committee attended a training course in Emergency Shelter Custer and ...
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