Public anger grows in Greece over wildfires, death toll at 81 and counting

By |julij 26th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Christos Stylianides, civil protection mechanism, Greece, News, wildfires|

At least 81 people have died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said on Wednesday (25 July), as rescuers scoured scorched homes and burned-out cars for survivors of one of the world's deadliest fire outbreaks.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Public anger grows in Greece over wildfires, death toll at 81 and counting

EU’s hero firefighters head north to fight blazes

By |julij 23rd, 2018|Christos Stylianides, forest fires, News|

The European Union has successfully coordinated a mass effort to fight the wildfires raging in the Arctic Circle, dispatching planes and firefighters in what has been dubbed "solidarity in action".

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Syria donors fall short without US aid, warn of cruel end-game

By |april 26th, 2018|Bashar al-Assad, Christos Stylianides, Donald Trump, donors, Federica Mogherini, France, Germany, humanitarian disaster, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, News, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey, UK, United Nations|

International donors raised $4.4 billion in emergency aid for Syria and its neighbours this year on Wednesday (25 April), but the total fell well short of the UN target for 2018 after the United States failed to submit a pledge.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Syria donors fall short without US aid, warn of cruel end-game

Commission announces €180 million to support refugees in Greece

By |april 5th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Asylum seekers, Christos Stylianides, emergency aid, ETSIA, European Commission, future eu, Greece, News, refugee allocation, refugee camps, refugee crisis|

The European Commission has announced new funding of 180€ million for aid projects in Greece, including the expansion of an aid programme for refugees. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission announces €180 million to support refugees in Greece

Mayor of Gaziantep: EU owes Turkey more money

By |januar 25th, 2018|Ana Gomes, Christos Stylianides, development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU-Turkey deal, humanitarian aid, News, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey|

The European Union “doesn’t understand Turkey” and does not deliver what it has promised in terms of aid to the refugees from Syria, Fatma Şahin, the mayor of the Turkish city of Gaziantep, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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EU unveils strategy to stabilise Iraq following territorial defeat of ISIS

By |januar 9th, 2018|Christos Stylianides, Daesh, development, Federica Mogherini, Haider al-Abadi, humanitarian aid, Iraq, ISIS, Neven Mimica, News, terrorism|

The EU's foreign affairs chief and the European Commission adopted yesterday (8 January) a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the territorial defeat of Islamic State.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU unveils strategy to stabilise Iraq following territorial defeat of ISIS

EU offers €106 million in urgent aid for Sudan

By |oktober 24th, 2017|Christos Stylianides, Darfur, development aid, European humanitarian aid, News, South Sudan, Sudan, United Nations|

The European Commission on Monday (23 October) announced a €106 million aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent humanitarian assistance in the African country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU offers €106 million in urgent aid for Sudan

EU tightens grip on disobedient states over migration

By |julij 26th, 2017|Christos Stylianides, Dimitris Avramopoulos, illegal migration, immigration, Jean-Claude Juncker, Migration, News, Paolo Gentiloni|

The European Commission on Wednesday (26 July) stepped up its legal case against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over their reluctance to take in migrants from other EU countries, after an adviser to the EU's top court dismissed a challenge brou...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU tightens grip on disobedient states over migration

Stylianides announces first EU airlift for Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

By |maj 23rd, 2017|Christos Stylianides, DG ECHO, DR Congo, Ebola, Guinea, Libera, News, Nigeria, Sierra Leone|

The EU today (23 May) announced its first tranche of aid in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo.

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Commission ready to support DR Congo in Ebola outbreak

By |maj 15th, 2017|Central African Republic, Christos Stylianides, development aid, DR Congo, Ebola, Guinea, humanitarian action, Liberia, News, Sierra Leone, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The European Commission said today (15 May) it was following the situation and was ready to provide support.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission ready to support DR Congo in Ebola outbreak