More EU Humanitarian Aid for Afghanistan

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will disburse EUR35 million (USD47 million) in humanitarian assistance for conflict and natural disaster victims in Afghanistan. Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Iran will also benefit from the funding. The supplementary aid is on top of the commission's EUR60 million pledge for the Asian nation at the recent donor conference in the Hague.

About the author

  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.