Allocation of €7 million for Humanitarian Aid is Foreseen for the Iraqi Crisis (27/02/2013)

On 4 January 2013 the Commission adopted a financing decision which allocates an amount of € 661.419 million to humanitarian actions in ongoing and protracted crisis situations worldwide as of 1st January 2013 for a period of 24 months.

In particular, an allocation of € 7 million for humanitarian aid is foreseen for the Iraqi crisis. The humanitarian response proposed by DG ECHO will focus on basic services provision and protection.