EU allocates additional €25 million in humanitarian aid in Ethiopia and Kenya.

European Commission
Press Release
Brussels, 2 May 2023

The Commission announced today new funding of €22 million in humanitarian aid in Ethiopia as well as €3 million in Kenya to support those suffering from the impact of conflict, displacement, drought and health issues.  The EU's humanitarian funding in both countries will help address the high levels of food insecurity and malnutrition amongst the most vulnerable and provide access to primary health care, clean and safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, as well as education opportunities for children caught in humanitarian crises and who, as a result, have lost out on their schooling.  This new funding brings total EU humanitarian funding in Ethiopia to €82.5 million and €15,5 million in Kenya respectively so far in 2023.  Background Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia are massive, resulting from the impact of the two-year conflict in the north of country,a severe and prolonged drought, large population displacements, as well as other conflict hotspots and...
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