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UK pledges £16 million for humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Saturday, 19 November 2022, 16:58
UK pledges £16 million for humanitarian aid to Ukraine

During a visit to Kyiv, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged £16 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

Source: Rishi Sunak during a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Details: "We will also provide £16 million worth of humanitarian aid," Sunak said.


The UK government’s press release states that the UK will contribute £12 million for the World Food Programme’s response, as well as £4 million for the International Organisation for Migration.

"The funding will help provide generators, shelter, water repairs and mobile health clinics," the press release reads.

The UK is also sending tens of thousands of extreme cold winter kits for Ukrainian troops.

Previously: Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the UK will help shore up Ukraine’s air defence during his first official visit to Kyiv. The UK will provide a new £50 million package of defence aid, which comprises 125 anti-aircraft guns and technology to counter deadly Iranian-supplied drones, including dozens of radars and anti-drone electronic warfare capability.

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