Canada announces US$40 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

On August 26, 2021, the Government of Canada announced CA$50 million (US$40 million) in humanitarian funding for Afghanistan and stated that it will be ready to respond to further UN or Red Cross appeals for support.

The funds will provide life-saving assistance, such as food, medical assistance, clean water, and sanitation. Canada's contribution will be allocated through trusted humanitarian partners, including the World Food Programme, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the UN High Commission for Refugees, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Press release - Global Affairs Canada