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EC

EU increases aid budget to record €1.6 billion in 2019

"With this new budget, the EU remains a leading humanitarian donor in the face of crises such as Syria and Yemen. Humanitarian aid alone cannot solve all problems but we must do everything in our power to help the most vulnerable."

Syria + 1 other
UN

UN calls for access to all people in need in Hajin and Rukban

Thousands of people are estimated to remain trapped by ongoing hostilities in ISIL-held areas of Hajin. At the Rukban makeshift settlement, more than 40,000 people in urgent need of assistance.

IOM

Continued winter aid needed for displaced and vulnerable Iraqis

IOM in Iraq has completed the three-month distribution of 25,000 winter non-food item kits. Consisting of heaters, blankets and jerry cans, the kits help 150,000 vulnerable people.

NRC

First snow of 2019 brings severe risk to displaced Afghans

More snow and temperatures as low as minus 15 degrees Celsius are expected this weekend, posing severe risk to displaced Afghans in makeshift shelters, says NRC.

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