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EU steps up humanitarian assistance to Syria crisis

EU News 20/2015

Brussels, 29 January 2015

With the humanitarian situation worsening every day, growing numbers of people inside Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries are in need of assistance. The European Union is increasing its assistance to the Syria crisis by €136 million in humanitarian funding, half of which will go to needs inside Syria via cross-border assistance from neighbouring countries, and the other half to Syrian refugees and host communities in neighbouring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

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Christos Stylianides, in the center, reads a statement during visit to the UNFPA clinic at Zaatari refugee camp, north of Jordan Date: 29/01/2015 Reference: P-027232/00-08 Location: Mafraq (C)EU, 2015 URL