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EU to allocate 75M euros for humanitarian projects in Ukraine

Feb 21, 2024

The European Commission has announced a funding package of 83 million euros for various humanitarian projects in Ukraine and Moldova to support Ukrainians in the face of Russian aggression.


75 million of the package is earmarked for humanitarian projects for shelter, drinking water, support for educational institutions, and healthcare, European Pravda reported.

"The EU's humanitarian strategy focuses primarily on protecting people who are experiencing the consequences of war, especially in frontline areas," the communiqué said.

Another 8 million euros is allocated for humanitarian projects on the territory of Moldova.

Together with the latest package, the total amount of financing allocated by the European Commission for humanitarian programs since the beginning of the full-scale war reaches 926 million euros, of which 860 million - for projects in Ukraine and 66 million - to support Ukrainian refugees in Moldova.

The European Commission recalls that significant amounts of aid were also provided through the EU civil protection mechanism with the participation of many member states, such aid was imported in material form of more than 140 thousand tons.

These are "fast", fire engines, medicines, things for temporary housing, generators, etc. To provide such assistance, the EU's own trains were involved, among others.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 21/02/2024

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