Canada has allocated $ 700,000 (approximately $ 518,000 – Ed.) To support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
This is indicated in a message on the page of the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine.
“Canada is responding to COVID-19 by supporting local humanitarian funds to provide flexible, long-term humanitarian assistance where it is most needed. That is why we have allocated $ 700,000 (about $ 518,000, editor’s note) to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, “said the embassy.
The diplomatic institution said that funds will be allocated to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
🇨🇦 Responds to # COVID19 by supporting local humanitarian funds to provide flexible and sustainable humanitarian assistance where it is most needed.
This is why we have announced $ 700,000 to support # humanitarian efforts in OC @OCHA_Ukraine
Learn more: https://t.co/qbzFOck9yv
– Canada in Ukraine (@CanEmbUkraine) April 22, 2020
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The head of the Ukrainian representative office of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Alice Armani Seki, thanked Canada for her generous contribution.
“This donation will be essential to support the most vulnerable in eastern Ukraine, particularly in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis,” she wrote on her Twitter page.
We thank @CanadaFP for their generous contribution of $ 500,000 to the @CBPFs Humanitarian Fund for Ukraine. This donation will be essential to support the most vulnerable in e. #Ukraine in particular in the midst of the # COVID19 crisis. #UkraineHumanitarianFund pic.twitter.com/1Rn2p4jqsJ
– Alice Armanni Sequi (@AliceSequi) April 21, 2020
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Reminder: President Vladimir Zelensky hopes that the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union will support the supply of Ukraine aid for the fight against coronaviruses in the amount of € 1.2 billion.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru