Brussels, 10 January 2003 - The
European Commission has recently taken humanitarian decisions concerning
Angolan refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (€1.1 million),
Mexico (€1 million), Yemen (€1.6 million) and Sudan (€1 million).
The assistance is channelled through the Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO),
which comes under the authority of Commissioner Poul Nielson.
Angolan refugees in the Democratic
Republic of Congo - €1.1 million
The funding under this decision is to
support a United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) protection,