Refugee crisis: European Commission steps up humanitarian aid to Syria
EU News 311/2015
Brussels, 3 November 2015
The European Commission will give €62 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrians displaced by the conflict inside the country. The funding allocation was announced today by European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, who is concluding his visit to Jordan and Lebanon.
The new funding comes at a critical moment with a worsening security situation in the country and will help cover winterisation and basic needs of refugees and host communities, such as health care, clean water, shelter, rent and education.
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