Kerry: We have provided additional assistance to Iraq worth $ 62 million 8/4/2015
Kerry: We have provided additional assistance to Iraq worth $ 62 million
Announced US Secretary of State John Kerry, on Tuesday, providing $ 62 million in additional humanitarian aid affected the Iraqis from violence, while pointing out that the total assistance provided by his country of Iraq amounted to more than $ 477 million since the beginning of last year, he stressed that this funding is intended to help millions of people affected. Kerry said in a speech during the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Qatar, and followed up (range Press), "The United States has granted nearly $ 62 million in additional humanitarian aid for Iraqis who have been affected by the violence and who are in dire need of assistance of the international community." Kerry added that "This new funding will put the total humanitarian assistance by the United States to the Iraqis in the region to more than $ 477 million since the beginning of the financial year 2014". Kerry pointed out that "this funding aims to help millions of Iraqi civilians affected by the conflict, including more than three million internally displaced and 370,000 refugees who have been forced to flee their homes since January 2014, and that by providing them with goods relief necessary, shelter, and clean water, and medical and psychological services, livelihood support, cash assistance, child protection.