106 million euro EU emergency aid for Sudan

World October 23, 2017 12:21

brussels - The European Commission draws 106 million euros for emergency aid to the victims of the crisis in Sudan. The money is intended for the increasing flow of refugees, especially from southern Sudan.

According to EU Commissioner Christos Stylianides (Humanitarian Aid), 4.8 million people in Sudan urgently need help. 'Many of them have been displaced for years. The situation is critical, 'he said during a visit to the South Darfur region.

The money will be spent on humanitarian aid such as food, water, medical care and shelter. The majority, 60 million euros, is being developed, such as education and projects to help people build an independent existence.

Since 2011, the European Union has allocated 422 million euros for aid in the area affected by political, often violent conflicts. There is malnutrition and frequent diseases break out. It is also harassed by climate change, such as extreme heat, drought and rainfall.

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