60 million euro in EU aid for drought-affected countries in Horn of Africa

July 7, 2017

Hat: 60 million euro in EU aid for drought-affected countries in Horn of Africa

Funding Scheme: 2017-07-07

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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The European Commission has announced 60 million euro of EU aid from the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa following critical levels of food insecurity due to severe drought, to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya.

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EU humanitarian partners are already on the ground responding to the needs of the affected populations. The additional 60 million euro in EU assistance will support humanitarian partners in stepping up emergency food assistance and treatment of malnutrition. The aid will also support projects addressing water supply, livestock protection and response to disease outbreaks.

Url description: DG ECHO

Url: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/news/drought-affected-countries-horn-africa-receive-further-60-million-eu-aid_en