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Coronavirus global response: EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo

The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge is operating three flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), carrying on board humanitarian workers and essential supplies to help the country tackle the coronavirus pandemic. A first flight to DRC is leaving today with Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for Crisis Management on board, together with Philippe Goffin, Belgian […]

Coronavirus: EU Humanitarian Air Bridge delivers more supplies and personnel – with photos

As part of the EU’s coronavirus global response, the EU humanitarian air bridge has brought this morning 20 tons of supplies and humanitarian and health workers to the West-African country of São Tomé and Principe.!PD47hK VIDEO The flight was set-up in cooperation with the Portuguese government and several humanitarian partner organisations, and contained mainly […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €9 million Italian State aid to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in Genoa following collapse of Morandi bridge

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Italian aid measures to encourage the shift of freight transport from road to rail in the area of the port of the city of Genoa. The road and rail infrastructure from and to the port was severely impacted by the collapse of the Morandi bridge […]

Coronavirus Global Response: EU sets up a Humanitarian Air Bridge

The European Commission has set up an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge to transport humanitarian workers and emergency supplies for the coronavirus response to some of most critical areas around the world. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, is travelling today to Bangui on the first flight and will meet H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the […]