Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: almost € 100 million to support the most vulnerable in the Horn of Africa.

European Commission
International Cooperation and Development
Brussels, 28 May 2019

The European Commission has adopted today seven new programmes and additional funds for two existing projects, worth €99.5 million. They will support ongoing efforts to help the most vulnerable people in the Horn of Africa. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, said: "The Horn of Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to shore up peace and stability throughout the region. The nearly €100 million we have approved today will support vulnerable communities, contributing therefore directly to that peace and stability." At national level, four new programmes have been approved in these countries and areas: South Sudan: increased access to primary and secondary education for children in remote areas (€15 million) and access to health services, including nutrition services, especially for pregnant women and children under five (€15 million). Sudan: better access to health for displaced populations and host communities in Darfur (€15 million)....
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