EU steps up humanitarian aid for Rohingya civilians

September 12, 2017

Hat: EU steps up humanitarian aid for Rohingya civilians

Funding Scheme: 2017-09-12

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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The EU announced an additional 3 million euro in assistance to address the pressing needs of endangered Rohingya communities living across Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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The funding comes on top of the 12 million euro announced in May 2017, when Commissioner Mr Stylianides visited Rakhine State in Myanmar. The EU has been providing humanitarian support in Myanmar and Bangladesh for many years. Since 1994, the European Commission has provided 232 million euro in humanitarian aid to Myanmar. Total EU humanitarian aid to Bangladesh since 2007 amounts to 153.6 million euro.

Url description: DG ECHO

Url: https://ec.europa.eu/echo/news/eu-steps-humanitarian-assistance-bangladesh-and-myanmar_en