EU announced additionnal 40 million euro for Yemen at UN summit

September 21, 2016

Hat: EU announced additionnal 40 million euro for Yemen at UN summit

Funding Scheme: 2016-09-21

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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European Union ECHO Programme is an aid and assistance funds for the most vulnerable populations in third-party countries.

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The European Union announced during the UN General Assembly in NYC that aids towards Yemen would be increase of 40 million euro. 

Indeed, the crisis is worst and the country is close to civil war. That why Europe decided to increase the aid funds to Yemen. The initial amount was 80 million euro.

Url description: Press room - European commission

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3115_en.htm