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EU to send $1.6B for refugees in Turkey under deal

The European Commission on July 19 adopted a new set of assistance measures worth €1.41 billion (nearly $1.6 billion), ensuring EU support to refugees and host communities in Turkey.

According to a statement released from the Commission, the program will focus on the areas of health, protection, socio-economic support and municipal infrastructure.

  • Ankara – Anadolu Agency
  • Hurriyet

“The new measures are part of the second tranche of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, bringing the total amount already allocated to €5.6 billion out of €6 billion since 2016, with the remaining balance due to be allocated over the…

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