The Crisis and Support Centre


The Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs is active 24/7. When a crisis occurs abroad, it protects French nationals and coordinates France’s emergency humanitarian assistance to help local populations.

The Crisis and Support Centre: 15 years of commitment

France’s emergency humanitarian and stabilisation action

Its missions

The National Humanitarian Conference

Annual activity report

Each year, the CDCS produces an activity report. In 2023, even more than in previous years, there was an almost uninterrupted succession of serious humanitarian and security crises and natural disasters on every continent. Find out more about the CDCS’s work in this new edition.