Humanitarian aid: EU releases €8 million for the Philippines, Nepal and South-East Asia

Today, the Commission has announced the release of €8 million in humanitarian assistance and disasters preparedness funding for the Philippines, Nepal and other South-East Asian countries to support people affected by recurrent natural hazards and conflict, among other causes of vulnerability.

The funding will be allocated as follows: €3.5 million for the Philippines (€1.5 million for humanitarian assistance to those affected by natural hazards and the protracted conflict in Mindanao, and €2 million for disaster preparedness interventions); €2 million for Nepal; and €2.3 million for the whole South-East Asia region to target disaster preparedness interventions and contingency response plans.

RAPID, IP/23/2665, 11.5.2023
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