Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo releases two million euros in humanitarian emergency aid for Ukraine. In Ukraine, 1.5 million people have fled the ongoing conflict in the eastern part of the country. The emergency aid will allow the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to assist the affected population by providing them with provisional shelter, food, medicines and water.
Education is one of the four intervention sectors of the Belgian governmental cooperation, beside health care, agriculture and basic infrastructure. The third issue of Impact is completely devoted to this important sector, with specific attention for the niches where the Belgian Development Cooperation is making a difference.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo will release 20 million euros in 2015 for core funding of 4 multilateral organizations active in humanitarian aid: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).