BRUSSELS, 20 Feb – The European Commission announced the allocation of 75 million euros to Ukraine and 8 million to Moldova for humanitarian projects, according to a statement published on Tuesday on website EK.
“Of the 83 million euros of humanitarian funding: 75 million euros are allocated for humanitarian projects in Ukraine… 8 million euros are allocated for humanitarian projects in Moldova,” the statement says.
It is noted that humanitarian projects in Ukraine are aimed at providing urgent assistance, including access to basic needs such as housing, protection, clean water, access to education and healthcare. The funds allocated to Moldova will be used to provide targeted assistance to the most vulnerable segments of the population and will include humanitarian cash assistance for basic needs, protection and health care.
According to the EC, together with today’s assistance, the amount of funds allocated for humanitarian programs for the population affected by the Ukrainian conflict reaches 926 million euros. Of these, 860 million were allocated to Ukraine, and 66 to Moldova.