European Union plans humanitarian aid worth over 1.8 billion Euros

European Union plans humanitarian aid worth over 1.8 billion Euros

The EU Commission published a statement regarding the planned humanitarian aid amount and allocated areas in 2024.

Accordingly, the EU allocated more than 1.8 billion Euros from its budget for humanitarian aid this year.

The most humanitarian aid was allocated to the Middle East and North Africa region. Approximately 470 million Euros of funding will be provided to the Middle East and North Africa to address the humanitarian needs of Gaza and the Palestinian civilian population, as well as the ongoing regional crisis in Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and neighboring countries.

Approximately 346 million Euros will be supported to those affected by long-term conflicts and climate change in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Approximately 315 million Euros will be allocated to respond to possible emergencies and unforeseen humanitarian crises.

Approximately 200 million euros will be provided to support the forcibly displaced and malnourished in the Sahel and to fight epidemics.

In South Asia and the Pacific, 186 million Euros of humanitarian aid will be given to Myanmar, Bangladesh and the Philippines.

Approximately 115 million Euros of financing will be provided to Turkey, most of it for the consequences of the Russia-Ukraine War, the effects of the Southeast Europe, the Western Balkans, the Caucasus, the Syrian crisis and the earthquake last year.

111.6 million Euros will be allocated to Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

Additionally, €98 million will be transferred to innovative projects and policy initiatives.



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