Social 27-11-2018

UN approves emergency funds to help Venezuela

The United Nations (UN) approved on November 26, through the Central Fund for Action in Cases of Emergency, 9.2 million dollars to help Venezuela, which will be distributed among 5 of its agencies in the Caribbean nation.

According to the information published on its website, this amount represents 1.89% of the more than 400,000 million dollars that were allocated to 47 countries.

The World Health Organization will receive the largest budget ($ 3,650,870), because the objective is to ensure the ability to provide emergency care in health institutions, priority to ensure the basic needs of the population more vulnerable in Venezuela, says the UN in its report.

Meanwhile, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) will receive $ 2,662,108, which will be used for the nutritional recovery of children under 5 years of age, pregnant women and lactating mothers at risk or nutritional deterioration, including the comprehensive protection of children in 8 states.

It is the first time that Venezuela receives such aid, because for its approval it is required that it be previously approved by the Government.

In addition, an emergency fund was approved for $ 6,203,340 to address the crisis of Venezuelan migrants.


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