Govt to give €2.75m to vulnerable communities around the world

Govt to give €2.75m to vulnerable communities around the world

The Government is providing €2.75m for vulnerable populations in the world, including the migrants who are trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

The money will be distributed through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The IFRC reaches 160 million people each year, assisting victims of disaster and carrying out development work.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan says today's funding will help alleviate the suffering of civilians caught up in the Syrian conflict.

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