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EU High Representative Mogherini on 14 September reiterated the EU's position that the violence in Myanmar, which is causing a flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, is unacceptable. Mogherini called on the Myanmar leadership to show that democracy is for all beyond ethnic, social and religious boundaries.
The European Commission is scaling up its response to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq with an additional €30 million. The money will enable the EU to continue its support for emergency relief in newly retaken areas and locations of displacement, including for families who have recently lost their homes. It will also go towards emergency medical service providers attending to injured civilians on the frontlines.
Today, the European Commission has announced an additional €10 million in humanitarian aid for people most in need in Libya as violence and instability continue to affect vulnerable populations. This is part of the EU's broader support for Libya to address the ongoing crisis in the country, which includes funding of €220 million allocated through various support programmes, including the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.