Germany to provide EUR 750,000 for Malteser Relief Service projects in Ukraine
Germany will provide an additional EUR 750,000 for humanitarian projects of the Malteser Relief Service in Ukraine in 2018-2019, the German Embassy in Ukraine has reported.
"The government of the Federal Republic of Germany will continue to provide support to the Malteser Relief Service to continue its humanitarian assistance project with the aim of psychosocial care of persons affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. For this purpose, Germany will allocate about EUR 750,000 in 2018-2019," the embassy said in a statement on Thursday.
The project provides for the development of skills of representatives of local authorities, humanitarian agencies and support services in the form of training events, as well as providing direct services to support those affected by the conflict in Donbas.
The embassy said that earlier this project received EUR 1.2 million in support from the German government.
The diplomats said that target areas of the measures are Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where mobile teams are deployed to help people in remote areas.