Canada announces US$44 million in urgent humanitarian assistance for people of Afghanistan

On December 21, 2021, Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of International Development, announced that Canada will provide CA$56 million (US$44 million) in humanitarian funding in response to appeals from the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross to support the Afghan people in 2022. 

This funding will allow Canada’s humanitarian partners to provide life-saving assistance, such as emergency food, nutrition, health, protection, and logistics services. It will also ensure that humanitarian goods are dispatched and that workers continue to be able to respond to the ongoing crisis.

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