DG ECHO - DG for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
DGs & EU Agencies

The main mission of the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations is to preserve lives, prevent and alleviate human suffering and safeguard the integrity and dignity of populations affected by natural disasters and man-made crises. Headquartered in Brussels with a global network of field offices, DG ECHO ensures rapid and effective delivery of EU relief assistance.

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  • 2mdev

    Migration and development

    Migration and development are deeply intertwined. Development can be a driver of migration, granting people access to resources which enable them to move. At the same time, migration can...

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  • 5asy

    Asylum and forced displacement

    Asylum is a fundamental human right guaranteed universally by the 1951 Geneva Convention. The European Union’s Common European Asylum System (CEAS) set up common procedures to ensure fair...

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