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Refugee crisis: European Commission to give €28 million in humanitarian aid to Jordan

The European Commission will give €28 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrians displaced by the conflict in their host communities in Jordan.

The funding allocation was announced by European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, who is currently on a visit to Jordan and Lebanon.

Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “The coming winter will bring additional hardship to the most vulnerable Syrian refugees in Jordan so we are stepping up our humanitarian aid. The funding will help cover basic needs of refugees and host communities such as health care, clean water, shelter, rent and education.”

On his visit, the Commissioner will discuss the growing needs of Syrian refugees with government officials and humanitarian partner organisations, visiting refugee camps and seeing the humanitarian situation first hand.

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