Today the Commission decided to grant aid worth €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria following natural disasters that occurred in the winter of 2015. Greece suffered from wide-spread flooding affecting five of its regions, while considerable damage was caused in Bulgaria due to severe winter conditions. The […]

Commission allocates €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to ...

Vital shelter kits will help thousands of people who lost their homes following the Nepal earthquake. Britain has already provided much-needed emergency shelter to more than 65,000 displaced people across Nepal and more shelter kits are being delivered in the coming days, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. The […]

British aid provides shelter for over 65,000 Nepalese people

Regulator issues alert in wake of disaster. The Charity Commission is encouraging people wishing to help those affected by the earthquake disaster in Nepal to donate only to established registered charities. It says charities such as the members of the Disasters Emergency Committee, which has launched a dedicated appeal in response to […]

Donate only to registered charities responding to Nepal earthquake

UK funding confirmed for Red Cross Emergency Appeal. Britain will contribute £500,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross Emergency Appeal to help thousands of people affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam and deploy three additional humanitarian experts to the region, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. The funding for the […]

Extra humanitarian experts deployed to help Vanuatu