Bulgaria will provide USD 40 000 in humanitarian aid to children and their families who suffered in the Nepal earthquake. This decision is an expression of Bulgaria's solidarity and commitment to the international efforts to overcome the consequences of one of the most devastating natural disasters in recent times and to the restoration of Nepal. It is only a small part of the efforts of Bulgaria and of the general public to support the victims of the earthquake by voluntary donations to international humanitarian organizations.
On 26.01.2015, a helicopter operated by a Bulgarian air carrier working for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) made a forced landing near the town of Kadugli, the southern part of the Republic of Sudan. The helicopter was flying from Rumbek, Republic of South Sudan, to Khartoum, Republic of Sudan. The flight was cleared by the authorities of both Sudan and South Sudan.
The government will allocate 50,000 euro in humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The funds are provided from the resources planned in the central government budget for official development aid, and are intended to mitigate the serious socio-economic and humanitarian situation in the country. They will be provided through the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The ceremony of providing humanitarian aid from the Republic of Bulgaria to the population of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan took place on 3 September on the territory of the Kandahar airfield. The aid was granted with a decree of the Council of Ministers as of 11 June 2014 in relation to the tragic incident of 2 May 2014 in the Badakhshan province.
Bulgaria provides humanitarian aid to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for the victims of the devastating landslides in the province of Badakhshan on 2 May 2014. The aid is worth 32 800 levs and includes 50 tents, provided by the Fire Safety and Protection of Population Service to the Ministry of Interior, and 200 blankets, provided by the Bulgarian Red Cross.