The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

EU provides €400,000 to assist floods’ victims in Afghanistan

KABUL: The European Union, in a statement announced on Tuesday that it has made available 400,000 euros (over 30 million Afghani) in response to widespread flooding in the north of Afghanistan in the past few weeks. The humanitarian aid will provide immediate emergency assistance to beneficiaries in Baghlan, Badakhshan, and Takhar provinces the statement said. The assistance will be delivered by EU humanitarian partners ACTED and DACAAR. It will include an emergency multi-sectorial response through cash assistance as well as access to clean water, emergency sanitation and hy giene supplies, the statement read. The EU mentioned that it has been funding humanitarian operations in Afghanistan since 1994, providing close to 1.8 billion euros ($1.9 billion) in funding. Last year alone, the EU mobilized 159 million euros ($172 million) in humanitarian funding. In addition, since 2021 the EU has organized a Humanitarian Air Bridge to Afghanistan, with 35 flights so far that have carried over 1,600 tons of aid. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.