The German government intends to allocate an additional 6 million euros in 2020-21 for the humanitarian needs of the residents of Donbas who suffer from hostilities. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, according to Deutsche welle.
In addition to the already promised 2 million euros, Germany will allocate another 4 million for humanitarian projects of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Ukraine in 2020. In 2021, Berlin plans to allocate another 2 million euros for these purposes.
According to the German Foreign Ministry, these funds will go to the ICRC humanitarian project in eastern Ukraine, aimed at overcoming the consequences of the ongoing conflict, helping people on both sides of the contact line in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions: providing the population with clean drinking water, medical care, medicines, food and hygiene items, training of medical personnel, search for missing and family reunification, mine awareness, etc.
Until 2021, Germany will allocate 12.3 million euros for humanitarian projects of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine.