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Kamala Harris Announces .5 Billion in Energy and Humanitarian Assistance to Ukraine

Kamala Harris Announces $1.5 Billion in Energy and Humanitarian Assistance to Ukraine

Kamala Harris Announces .5 Billion in Energy and Humanitarian Assistance to Ukraine

The vice president of U.S, Kamala Harrisannounced on Saturday more than $1.5 billion in aid for Ukrainemainly in the energy sector and humanitarian assistance, more than two years after the start of the Russian invasion.

Harrisparticipating in a two-day peace summit in Ukraine in the luxurious hill station of Burgenstockin Swissindicated that the aid includes $500 million in new funds for energy assistance.

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Others 324 million dollars in funds previously announced by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will also be redirected to respond to emergency energy needs.

This funding will repair war-damaged energy infrastructure, expand power generationencourage private sector investment and protect energy infrastructure“, he said Harris is a statement.

These efforts will help Ukraine to respond to the latest attacks Russia against the energy infrastructure of Ukraine supporting repair and recovery, improving the resilience of Ukraine in the face of power supply disruptions and laying the foundation for repairing and expanding Ukraine’s energy system”.

The new package, YOU SAID and the State Department, also includes more than 379 million dollars in humanitarian aid.

That “will help respond to the urgent needs of refugees, internally displaced people and affected communities by the conflict impacted by the brutal war of Russia against the Ukrainian people“, he said Harris.

The State Department, with the support of Congresswill provide other 300 million dollars in aid of civil security Ukrainehe added.

This support will help them operate safely on the front lines of war to defend territory from Ukrainerescue civilians targeted by the attacks Kremlinprotect critical infrastructures and investigate more than 120,000 cases registered from war crimes and other atrocities”, declared the US vice president.

Source: Elcomercio

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