The EU is the world’s largest provider of financing for humanitarian help operations. Altogether, the European Commission therefore the governments regarding the 28 EU Member States buy significantly more than 50% of this assistance which comes from formal stations. The European Commission itself manages virtually half this aid through its Humanitarian help and Civil cover Directorate General (ECHO), which falls beneath the responsibility of Commissioner Mme Kristalina Georgieva. ECHO assesses humanitarian requirements in tragedy areas, allocates financing for food, protection, medical terms, water products, sanitation or crisis fixes, and evaluates their impact. ECHO funds cover disaster aid, food help and help to refugees and displaced individuals worth a total in excess of €1 billion per year across the world. ECHO's operational lovers. These lovers feature around 180 European NGOs, un agencies and the Red Cross ‘family’.
ECHO additionally funds disaster preparedness and risk decrease jobs in areas vulnerable to all-natural disasters under through the DIPECHO (“Disaster Preparedness – ECHO”) programme. In Vietnam, jobs concentrate on decreasing the effect of typhoons, floods, flash floods and landslides for communities many at risk, like those residing in coastal places, and much more recently in addition those in mountainous, remote places. Partners have focused on training neighborhood authorities and enhancing preparedness capabilities of neighborhood relief organisations or groups such as the Vietnamese Red Cross and neighborhood communities, specifically involving young ones.
Early 2014, the on-going humanitarian and DIPECHO jobs in Vietnam amount to EU 8.7 Million. In response into the Wutip and Nari storms which struck Vietnam in 2nd section of 2013, an additional EUR 1.5 million is allocated to Vietnam and brand-new tasks will undoubtedly be arranged.