EU Gives Humanitarian Aid to Iraq War Victims

The European Commission has agreed to provide 18 million euros (USD22 million) in humanitarian assistance to victims of the conflict in Iraq.

The funding will be used to provide vulnerable communities inside Iraq and Iraqi refugees in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon with water, sanitation, basic household systems, access to basic health care and psychosocial support. The funding also covers the provision of security and protection for the target population.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.