EU Civil Protection Mechanism : an additional €3.5 million in response to Ebola

June 13, 2019

Hat: EU Civil Protection Mechanism : an additional €3.5 million in response to Ebola

Funding Scheme: 2019-06-13

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

Amorce:

The overall objective of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism is to strengthen cooperation between Participating States in the field of civil protection, with a view to improving prevention, preparedness and response to disasters. 

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The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in 2018. The EU announced today further emergency funding of €3.5 million, of which €2.5 million is for Uganda and €1 million for South Sudan. The aid package will strengthen rapid detection and reaction to Ebola cases.

This funding comes on top of the €17 million in EU funding for Ebola response since 2018. 

Url description: European Commission - Press release

Url: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/fr/ip_19_2990

Url info description: EU Civil Protection Mechanism

Url info: https://ec.europa.eu/echo/what/civil-protection/mechanism_en