France Declares 50 Million Euro Humanitarian Support For Syria

France Announces 50 Million Euro Humanitarian Aid For Syria

13 million individuals together with six million kids are in want of humanitarian support in Syria

Paris:  French President Emmanuel Macron stated on Monday France will contribute 50 million euros ($61.9 million) towards pressing humanitarian support for Syria following a gathering with a gaggle of non-governmental organisations (NGO) in Paris.

“This night I introduced collectively NGOs engaged on the bottom in Syria. Confronted with the humanitarian scenario, France is organising an emergency programme of 50 million euros,” Macron stated on his official Twitter account.

The funds might be allotted to NGOs and U.N. companies engaged on the bottom in Syria, together with the U.N. workplace for humanitarian affairs, the French president’s workplace stated.

Some two dozens NGOs participated within the assembly with Macron on the Elysee presidential palace, together with Motion Support, Handicap Worldwide, the Crimson Cross, and Care.

In response to United Nations estimates, some 13 million individuals together with six million kids are in want of humanitarian support in Syria, ravaged by a seven-year warfare that has displaced thousands and thousands.

The United Nations stated on Thursday that it was hopeful of getting support to at the very least 100,000 Syrians who’re determined for assist after months of battle ended years of siege across the rebel-held enclave of japanese Ghouta.

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