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Refugees funding increased : Belgium

“The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the humanitarian pressure on the most vulnerable with major setbacks in poverty and gender equality.”

Belgium increases funding for refugees

Refuges

Belgium on Wednesday at the Pledging conference for 2021, will announce an increase in its contribution to UNHCR’s core funding from Euros 8 million to 10 million, per year for the 3 coming years.

This was revealed by the Belgium Minister of Development Cooperation, Meryame Kitir.

“The number of displacements caused by conflict continues to rise. The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the humanitarian pressure on the most vulnerable with major setbacks in poverty and gender equality,” he explained in a tweet Wednesday afternoon.

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