January 8, 2023 (KHARTOUM) – The German government said it provided € 61.2 million in humanitarian assistance to the people of Sudan in 2022 alone.
Last year’s figure, it said in a statement, marked a 50% increase from 2021.
“Germany is proud having provided a total of EUR 61.2 million in humanitarian assistance to the people of Sudan in 2022. This marks a 50% increase from 2021, solidifying Germany’s commitment to supporting those most in need,” partly reads the statement extended to Sudan Tribune.
Germany, the third largest donor of humanitarian assistance in Sudan after the United Stated and the European Union, pledged continued commitment to continue supporting Sudanese.
“Germany remains the largest donor to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF), with a contribution of EUR 16, 5 million for the third consecutive year,” further noted the statement from the German embassy in Khartoum.
The SHF, according the statement, makes funding directly available to humanitarian partners working on the ground, enabling them to timely and effectively save, assist and protect the most vulnerable.
“Germany recognizes the efforts of the European Union, through which Germany delivers much of its assistance. Worldwide, Germany is the second largest donors of humanitarian assistance,” it stressed.
Also acknowledged were the efforts of the various international and Sudanese partners in alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Sudan.
“Germany’s support expresses its deep solidarity with the people of Sudan and underlines the close ties between the German and Sudanese people. Germany remains committed to continuing its support in 2023,” it noted.