Germany additionally allocates EUR 6.5 mln in support of humanitarian activities of ICRC in Ukraine
The German Federal Government will provide financial support to the humanitarian activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Ukraine in the amount of EUR 6.5 million, the German Embassy in Ukraine has reported.
Thus, the total German funding for ICRC projects and events in Ukraine in 2016-2018 will increase to EUR 14.5 million.
The embassy reminded that Germany provides financial support to numerous humanitarian activities within the framework of the ICRC project: assistance, protection, prevention and cooperation ties in Ukraine, which are held mainly in eastern Ukraine. The project activities cover medical care, trauma care, support for health facilities, preventive measures, food and hygiene, water supply, training of medical personnel and service personnel, the search for missing persons and the restoration of family ties, visits to detainees, information activities on the dangers of mines and unexploded ammunition, etc.