EU Facility for Refugees: €5.6 billion out of €6 billion allocated in support of refugees in Turkey

July 19, 2019

Hat: EU Facility for Refugees: €5.6 billion out of €6 billion allocated in support of refugees in Turkey

Funding Scheme: 2019-07-19

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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The European Commission has adopted a new set of assistance measures worth €1.41 billion, ensuring continued European Union support to refugees and host communities in Turkey.

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The programmes will focus on the areas of health, protection, socio-economic support and municipal infrastructure. The new measures are part of the second tranche of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, bringing the total amount already allocated to €5.6 billion out of €6 billion since 2016, with the remaining balance due to be allocated over the summer.  

The new assistance measures focus on long-term support and development assistance, as a combination of agreements with partners and relevant Turkish ministries. Contracts should be signed by end-2020 and actions should be completed by mid-2025 at the latest.

Url description: Europa - Press release

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-4389_en.htm