Berlin boosts humanitaraian aid for Libya

Published on 19 April 2011

Germany increased its humanitarian aid for Libya Tuesday by 2 million euros (2.9 million dollars), with the extra money earmarked to help evacuate refugees from Misurata and feed the town's people.(..)The money will be sent to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), enabling them to evacuate 2,000 people from Misurata to Benghazi, which is in rebel hands.

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