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IOM: Japanese government helping people in Hungary affected by war

The Japanese government is redoubling financial aid for people in Hungary affected by the war in Ukraine, the Hungarian representation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.
11. April 2023 17:51

The Japanese government and the IOM said in a joint statement that Japan is providing 926,583 US dollars to IOM Hungary for its provision of humanitarian aid such as accommodation, food, child care and basic services for vulnerable people who fled the war in Ukraine, while helping to foster an environment conducive to self-sufficiency.

“So far, more than 2.4 million Ukrainians and third-country nationals have entered Hungary through the Hungary-Ukraine border, and 34,248 people have applied for asylum in Hungary,” the statement said.

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