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Khartoum, Sept 20 (SUNA)- Germany contributes additional EUR 2 Million to Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) to reach EUR 11.5 Million in total, making Germany again the largest donor of SHF said a press release issued by German embassy in Khartoum.
“ The German government is proud to announce that it assumes its humanitarian responsibility by providing additional EUR 2 million for the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF)” the press release said.
It added that Germany is currently supporting the SHF with EUR 11.5 Million, which makes Germany the largest donor of the SHF for the years 2021 and 2022.
The press release underlined that Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) collects multiple contributions from international donors to make funding directly available to humanitarian partners working on the ground, in order for the partners to deliver fast and effective life-saving assistance and protection to the most vulnerable people in need.
“Germany also contributes through the European Union, which is supporting Sudan with EURO 69 million of humanitarian assistance in 2022 so far, mainly including emergency life-saving essential services, protection, health and nutrition assistance” the press release said .
It added that worldwide, Germany is among the largest donors of humanitarian assistance. In 2021, it ranked second place after the United States and before the European Union, through which Germany channels some of its humanitarian funding as well.
The press release said Germany’s support aims at expressing its deep solidarity with the people of Sudan and at demonstrating the close ties between the German and Sudanese people.