£36 million in British funding pledged to provide emergency treatment to those enduring conflicts in Ukraine and Syria and food shortages in East Africa, APA reports.
Ukraine and Poland are home to the majority of Ukrainians fleeing conflict, and the UK’s £15m fund will help 200,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by Russia's offensive.This includes children, the elderly and people with disabilities.
In East Africa, where severe food insecurity threatens more than 48 million people, the UK has allocated a further £14m to countries on the front lines of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
£5m increase to the UK Somalia programme. The program provides life-saving health, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation assistance to her more than half a million people from the most vulnerable households.
£6 million to the Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund, which will provide essential support to fund-scarce emergencies across Ethiopia, including areas affected by drought and conflict.
Provided £3 million in emergency humanitarian funding to the World Food Program in Sudan to help reach nearly 120,000 vulnerable people with food assistance.