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European Medical Corps Established

In order to ensure that health personnel teams are ready and can be quickly mobilised to respond to major health emergencies in the future, the European Union has established the European Medical Corps. It was...

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WHO Statement on the Zika Outbreak

On 1st February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a public health emergency of international concern regarding the Zika outbreak. Last year, more than one million people in more than 30 countries we...

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WHO Declares End of Ebola in Liberia, but Threat of Re-Infection Still Remains

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that the Ebola transmissions have come to an end in West Africa. Ebola had already been eradicated in Guinea and Sierra Leone in November and December 2015. In...

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EC Adopts Record Size Humanitarian Aid Budget

In December 2015, the European Commission adopted the EU humanitarian aid budget for 2016. An initial allocation of €1.1 billion is envisioned in the budget, already making it the highest budget for life-savi...

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COncORDE poster at PSCE Conference in Oxford

COncORDE poster at PSCE Conference in Oxford

Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE) Forum held its 2nd conference of 2015 on 9-10 December, hosted by Cyber Security Oxford at The University of Oxford. In parallel, PSCE also organised a Horizon2020 brok...

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