€30 million for the Rohingya crisis

The European Commission has pledged a further €30 million in humanitarian and development funds in response to the influx of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh. This brings to €51 million the EU funding allocated to relief for the Rohingya and host countries. EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides said: “The Rohingya deserve nothing less than every other human being in the world. They deserve a future. We have a moral duty to give these people hope. Our humanitarian support will work to provide essentials like water, sanitation, food, healthcare, protection, and education.”

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