Title: Ireland donates ($ 3) million for Sudan’s humanitarian needs
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 12-17-2014, 03:49 PM
December 17, 2014-Khartoum-SudaneseOnline- Government of Ireland has donated $1.9 million to the Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund to support the growing humanitarian needs, along with its former contribution this year of more than $ 1.3 million, bringing the total to more than $ 3 million.
Ireland’s minister of development, trade promotion and north-south cooperation Seán Sherlock, said the Irish funding will help the UN and its partners to respond effectively to the immense humanitarian needs in Sudan by improving nutrition and ensuring greater access to clean water and healthcare and filling other critical humanitarian gaps.
the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Ali Al-Za’tari, noted that the timely CHF allocations, such as Ireland’s, constitute a key source of support for the numerous activities in Sudan, saying it adds to what is being provided by the relevant local and international partners working in the field.