6 thematic maps to visualise and explore
the diversities and specificities of humanitarian
country profiles across Europe

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Summary of
all countries

Main humanitarian focus on international, regional or national crises

Global involvement.
Involvement in geographically or culturally close crises.
Focused mainly on national issues.

Identities and roles of the main humanitarian actors

Place of non-governmental organisations.
Role of national Red Cross societies in humanitarian development.
Specific roles and presence of faith based organisations.
Involvement of armed forces in humanitarian action.
Involvement of private sector in humanitarian action.

State involvement in humanitarian action.

Roles of ministries and/or State agencies.
Laws and regulations adopted to facilitate humanitarian action.
Principles adopted or advocated by the State.
Efforts of coordination or dialogue between national stakeholders.

Roles of intergovernmental organisations in the development of national humanitarianism.

Inclusive or restrictive definition of humanitarianism.

Linking the different phases of relief, recovery and development
Civil protection initiatives included in humanitarian action.
Other types of actions of solidarity included in humanitarian action.

Types of humanitarian education and training provided.

Programmes delivered by Higher Education Institutions.
Training proposed by humanitarian actors for their own personal.
Specialised organisation in humanitarian education and training.
Short courses or research seminars.

Click for full country profiles below. Please note that countries have been selected and prioritised on the basis of interesting specificities.

Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia
Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain
Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain
France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain
Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Slovenia
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia
Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Switzerland
Belgium, Switzerland
Austria, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland
Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Switzerland
Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Norway
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Latvia, Luxembourg, Romania, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia