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​ Germany gives 6m euros in Donbas aid

The FAO will disburse the aid.

​  Germany gives 6m euros in Donbas aid

The German government has allocated 6 million euros to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for humanitarian projects in eastern Ukraine in 2016-2017, the website of the German Embassy in Ukraine reported on 13 June . In 2015, Germany has provided 4.5m euros for the FAO humanitarian projects in Ukraine.

The project "Emergency assistance to civilians affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine" was launched in late 2014. The purpose of the project is to provide people in need who have been affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with staple foods.

Since the beginning of the conflict, 650 thousand people have received aid through the FAO projects in eastern Ukraine.