Financial support for managing migration: European Commission awards €16.43 million in emergency funding to Croatia
EU News 318/2015
Brussels, 6 November 2015
The European Commission has awarded an amount of €16.43 million in emergency funding to Croatia to support the country in managing the high influx of migrants and improve the situation on the ground. The funding comes from the Internal Security Fund – Borders and Visa (ISF) and from the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) which make available €3.99 million and €12.43 million respectively.
The funding will be used to finance measures, taken since 16 September, to increase the presence of police staff at the Croatian-Serbian border to improve management, as well to improve conditions in temporary accommodation centres.
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