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Where we work - humanitarian assistance and international partnerships

Humanitarian assistance

The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) provides relief in all major crisis zones around the world, and it also provides assistance in disaster risk reduction.

Countries and regions where the Commission provides humanitarian assistance

International partnerships

The European Commission's International partnerships department is in charge of development cooperation policy in a wider framework of international cooperation, adapting to the evolving needs of partner countries. This encompasses cooperation with developing countries at different stages of development.

Countries and regions where the Commission provides development assistance