Programme: Humanitarian Aid
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The European Commission’s Directorate-General Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) does not intervene directly on the ground. The implementation of humanitarian aid actions is done by humanitarian organisations, such as humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), with which DG ECHO enters into a partnership.
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|Thematic Focus||Children & Youth, Education & Training, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Clustering, Development Cooperation, Economic Cooperation, Agriculture & Forestry, Fishery, Food, Health, Social Affairs, Sports, Rural & Peripheral Development, Equal Rights, Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Social Inclusion, Circular Economy, Sustainability, Natural Resources, Justice, Safety & Security, Urban development, Climate, Climate Change, Environment & Biodiversity, Demographic Change, Migration|
Danube Region, Adriatic and Ionian Region, Alpine Region, Baltic Sea Region
|Funding area|| Others
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
|Eligible applicants||International Organization, NGO / NPO, Other|
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Non-governmental organizations eligible for Community financing for the implementation of operations under this Regulation must meet the following criteria:
When determining a non-governmental organization's suitability for Community funding, account shall be taken of the following factors:
Applications for the signature of the FPA must be made online through the electronic exchange system APPEL
Several step application:
In the first phase of application, the applicant needs to take the following steps:
The second phase of the application process consists of the completion of a detailed questionnaire, in order to check the compliance of the applicant organisation with the eligibility and suitability criteria. During this phase, the applicant organisation will be requested to submit supporting documents.
|Type of Funding||Grants|
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Subprogrammes of Humanitarian Aid
EU Aid Volunteers
The initiative focuses on strengthening the European Union's capacity to deliver needs-based humanitarian aid by providing professional support through the deployment of trained volunteers to people in need. Furthermore, it aims to strengthen the capacity and resilience of vulnerable communities in third countries, through the implementation of joint projects between experienced humanitarian operators and local organisations in third countries.