Oct 12, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031772
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Afghanistan to aid emergency EU Aid Humanitarian Union's European The -- IRNA 12, .Oct Brussels, relief for million 25 euro extra an earmarked has (ECHO) office .there crisis the of escalation the following Afghanistan in efforts Paul Aid, Humanitarian and Development for Commissioner EU Afghanistan for that afternoon Friday conference press a told Nielson, boosted was figure this but envisaged, was 5m euro of sum extra an .September 11 of events the following 25m euro to at both directed be will 25 extra the of out 5m.23 euro said He refugees Afghan at and Afghanistan inside people displaced internally .countries neighbouring in for 3m.23 euro allocated already had ECHO the that said Nielson vulnerable million seven to up for aid providing year, current the .people Iran, inside refugees Afghan to aid on question IRNA's to reply In , partner main its through there help providing was ECHO said he .ICRC AND WFP UNHCR, the reducing at aimed is Afghanistan to aid EU the said He .refugees Afghan sheltering countries of economies the on fallout EU the stressed "Iran, on impact an have also will This" .Commissioner humanitarian effective and prompt a demands situation current The its through closely very events monitoring was ECHO and esponse .said he Tajikistan, and Pakistan in based correspondents ECHO countries, neighbouring other and Pakistan in refugees For .said he items, relief of distribution the and care health fund will has EU the states, member from money the including total, In .2001 year the for Afghanistan for 310m euro than more assigned has EU the years, ten last the over that out pointed Nielson .Afghanistan to aid in 430m euro some provided NK/KS End