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Central America and Mexico: EU reaffirms support with €11 million in humanitarian aid




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The Commission announced on 15 February €11 million in humanitarian aid for Central America and Mexico on the occasion of the “High-level Solidarity Roundtable in support of the 2023 Northern Central America Humanitarian Response Plans”, which took place in Geneva.

The funding will focus on: €3.5m will support the addressing of the humanitarian consequences of violence, including displacement, and food insecurity issues; €3m will focus on Education in Emergencies; €4.5m will support the implementation of disaster preparedness activities.

Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič said: "Displacement, food insecurity, conflict and the impact of climate shocks are only some of the dire issues heavily affecting vulnerable people in Central America, Mexico and the sub-region. The EU reaffirms its commitment to support those in need through this funding that will address their most urgent needs and also help reinforce local capacities of vulnerable communities throughout Central America and Mexico.”

The press release is available online.

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