About: European humanitarian aid

Disabled children and the war against Ukraine

The war against Ukraine and homemade policy decisions are causing disastrous conditions for disabled children living in institutions. The EU should ensure its humanitarian aid involves this vulnerable group while also supporting community-based disability support, writes Florian Sanden.
Development Policy 02-12-2021

The EU must uphold its responsibilities to the world’s ‘forgotten crises’

In recent months, the world has watched in real-time as Afghanistan spiralled deeper into humanitarian catastrophe. Now it is teetering on the edge of full economic collapse, writes Harlem Désir,
Development Policy 20-08-2018

Children in humanitarian crises: How the EU can help them

The European Union (EU) has the opportunity to positively shape the lives of children trapped in conflicts, natural disasters and other humanitarian situations around the world. On World Humanitarian Day (19 August), Delphine Moralis explains why this is so important and what the bloc can do.
Europe's East 04-02-2015

The EU is right to act on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

Today, the Foreign Affairs Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on Ukraine. The EU humanitarian aid package will be on the table for discussion; and hopefully the Council will propose to increase it, writes Andrij Waskowycz.
Jan Egeland, General Secretary at Norwegian Refugee Council
Development Policy 26-09-2014

EU leadership in an age of crises

The world needs an outward-looking European Union that uses its unique suite of hard and soft power to make vital change around the world, argue Jan Egeland and David Miliband who call upon the Commissioner-designate for humanitarian affairs, Christos Stylianides, to give urgent attention to three key challenges.