The U.S. will allocate an additional us $ 28 million. aid for displaced persons from Donbass

США дополнительно выделят 28 млн долл. помощи для переселенцев из Донбасса

USA intend to allocate to Ukraine of $ 28 million. humanitarian aid for victims of the conflict in the Donbas and the occupation of the Crimea. This is stated in the message the U.S. state Department.

“This assistance will help hundreds of thousands of people, affected by the Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine and its occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea by Russia”, – noted in the state Department, adding that since the beginning of the crisis, the U.S. has provided Ukraine more than $ 112 million.

The stated amount includes almost $ 17 million. from the U.S. Agency for international development (USAID). Out of her 12 million dollars. constitute the funds of the Bureau of USAID for assistance in case of natural disasters. They will be directed to UNICEF, the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs, and international organizations providing assistance to IDPs. The remaining $ 5 million. will direct for food UN program to meet the needs of immigrants for food.

In addition, 11 million dollars. provide Bureau of the US state Department for population, migration and refugees, which will direct the international humanitarian organizations.

As reported, Germany has allocated € 2 million to help displaced people from the ATO zone.

Earlier, the world food programme (WFP) has started distribution of cash in the regions of Luhansk and Donetsk regions under the control of Ukraine.