About: emergency relief

Cybersecurity 14-09-2017

Ansip: Member states will need help from EU cyber emergency fund

EU technology chief Andrus Ansip predicted that member states will ask for money from a planned European emergency fund if they suffer major hacking attacks, despite wariness over the EU stepping up its cyber security plans.
Development Policy 24-06-2015

NGOs in emergency response mode amid global conflicts

Wars in Syria, South Sudan and in the Central African Republic are posing new challenges to development NGOs, causing Germany’s Welthungerhilfe and resort to unconventional measures. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 04-05-2015

EU increases aid to earthquake-stricken Nepal

The European Commission approved more financial support to assist Nepal on Monday (4 May), after the devastating earthquake that hit the country last week.
Development Policy 29-04-2015

UNICEF: Aid for Nepal needs to move faster

“The biggest challenge is getting in more supplies,” said UNICEF Crisis Communications Chief Sarah Crowe in an interview with EURACTIV, after over 5000 people died in a massive earthquake in Nepal last week .
Development Policy 19-01-2015

Bid to appoint Andrew Lansley as UN relief head angers aid organisations

Efforts by David Cameron to parachute his former health secretary, Andrew Lansley, into a plum United Nations role have met with furious opposition from numerous of the world’s leading international disaster-relief organisations.

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