March 29, 2023

On Wednesday, the Minister of international Development Cooperation, Matilda Ernkrans disclosed that Sweden will send $100M , Swedish Kronor (10.183M dollar) to UN refugee Agency ( UNHCR) in humanitarian aid to refugees from Ukraine.

She tweeted “In light of the growing number of refugees in Ukraine and around the globe, Sweden has decided to disburse an additional 100 MSEK to @Refugees #UNHCR, on the front line responding to urgent needs of refugees.”

On Tuesday, UN high commissioner for refugees, Filipino Grandi, warned that the number of people fleeing Ukraine and seeking Shelter in Europe would reach a frightening threshold of 2M in a couple of days .

In particular, the Polish border guard said on Wednesday that over 1.3m people had entered Poland from Ukraine since February 24. A number of countries including Canada and Poland the European Union and NGOs have to find humanitarian assistance for Ukraine in the wake of hostilities in the country.

Marvelous Ogidi

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