Germany allocates nearly 1 billion euros to help those affected by the war in eastern Ukraine

Besides providing assistance to those affected in eastern Ukraine, the money will be spent on training for local government representatives

As was reported on the official website of the German Embassy in Kiev, the German Government will provide Ukraine with a 900,000 euro grant for psychological assistance for those affected by the war in eastern Ukraine.

In 2016 and 2017 German authorities are ready to support the "Malta Assistance Service" to extend its humanitarian projects aimed at psychological support for persons affected during the conflict in the Donbas.

"For that purpose it [the German Government] is allocating a total of almost 900,000 euro. The organization, in turn, is also contributing financially to the realization of the projects, by providing about 90,000 euro," the statement read.

"This project, which the German Government has already allocated about 300,000 euro in the last year, is aimed at assistance not only for those affected, but also for training activities for local government representatives and charitable institutions. The targeted regions are the Donetsk, Luhansk and the city of Kiev," the press service added.

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