The department he will head is in charge of European civil protection and humanitarian aid, as part of which Lenarčič will have the role of the European coordinator for rapid response.

This brief analyses current issues in the EU’s humanitarian aid and makes recommendations for responding to the challenges ahead. This aid accounts for 1% of the EU's total annual budget – around €4 per EU citizen.

Although humanitarian aid and civil protection falls within the same Commission and administered by the same Commissioner, each has separate strategy document.
Participation of EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, at the High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 25/04/2017 - … EU humanitarian aid focuses on food and nutrition, shelter, healthcare, water and sanitation and education in emergencies. Christos Stylianides is the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management since November 1st, 2014. Amman, 2 November 2015 - As part of an official visit to Jordan, the European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides visited yesterday a project managed by the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) in Northern Jordan and funded by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). Check against delivery! ECHO has grown over the years and has local staff in more than 40 field offices. In its legislative role, the Council adopted in 1996 the regulation that created the EU humanitarian aid instrument. He was elected Member of the European Parliament in the May 2014 European elections where he served until October 31 st, 2014. EPRS Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Members' Research Service Page 4 of 7 European Parliament The Committee on Development (DEVE) is responsible for humanitarian aid within the European Parliament. Specifically, it addresses the tensions between the Commission’s ambition to be a geopolitical actor and to better respond to multidimensional crises through a ‘nexus approach’ and the strong needs-based humanitarian assistance the EU provides. The portfolio deals with the distribution of aid; the European Commission is the largest supplier of humanitarian aid in the world, accounting for more than 50 … Janez Lenarčič is the current Commissioner for Crisis Management. EU humanitarian aid focuses on food and nutrition, shelter, healthcare, water and sanitation and education in emergencies. As highlighted, the humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine continue to rise. Commissioner Christos Stylianides - Χρήστος Στυλιανίδης has been back from his Ebola response visit to West Africa for over a week now but what did he see there and why is he bumping elbows with everyone?