ECHO [to 24 January 2015]

ECHO [to 24 January 2015]

EU Aid Volunteers: flagship initiative kicks-off
Today marks the launch of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative’s activities following its three-year preparatory phase. The flagship initiative, running through 2020, will create over 4 000 volunteer opportunities in the humanitarian field.


EU boosts humanitarian assistance to violence victims in Nigeria
In north-eastern Nigeria, a brutal campaign is being waged against innocent civilians. The European Commission is providing assistance with almost €8 million to help the victims of this violence, as well as to combat malnutrition in the country.