Posted: 30.11.2022 15:03:00

EC allocated €210m to food crisis-prone countries

The European Commission has allocated 210m Euros in aid to 15 countries, mainly African, which experience a food crisis, TASS reports


“The Commission is stepping up support to help those most affected by the devastating effects of rising food insecurity globally. A new humanitarian aid package of 210m Euros will be provided in 15 countries to meet their growing needs,” the EC statement reads.

Financial assistance will go to Mali, Central African Republic, Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and Venezuela.

The EC stressed that the EU's total support for global food security in 2020-2024 will amount to 8bn Euros.