Austria to Support Syria and Mali with EUR 2.5 Million

OrganizationsOther ♦ Published: July 31, 2019; 19:04 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Council of Ministers approved a total of 2.5 million euros in aid payments from the Foreign Disaster Fund for humanitarian aid in Mali and Syria. The money is intended for refugees in the two crisis areas.

Touareg Independence Fighters in Mali. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Magharebia [CC BY 2.0 (]

In the Council of Ministers, the Federal Government decided to disburse humanitarian funds totalling 2.5 million euros.

"Austria is consistently continuing its humanitarian commitment. Organizations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and the World Health Organization are important partners," said Federal Chancellor Brigitte…