EU Regional Trust Fund approves new projects to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan

20-06-2018
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Today, on World Refugee Day, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis has approved new projects to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan.

The new projects include the public schooling of refugee children in Lebanon and social assistance for vulnerable refugees and local communities affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon and Jordan. The new aid package brings the overall value of projects under the Trust Fund to over €1.4 billion.

The new €167 million aid package includes the following actions:

  • €100 million to guarantee access to education for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon
  • €52 million to provide social protection and assistance to vulnerable refugees and host communities affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon
  • €13 million to strengthen the resilience of Palestine Refugees from Syria, in Lebanon
  • €2 million to strengthen the resilience of Palestine Refugees from Syria, in Jordan

 

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