The European Commission may channel EUR 200 million in aid to Poland, Lithuania and Latvia to help them cope with a migrant crisis on their borders with Belarus.
The director of the Catholic charity Caritas Polska told PAP that it will set up "Tents of Hope" aid points for migrants in the border parishes of the Archdiocese of Bialystok.
A group of local government representatives have appealed to the Polish prime minister to include them in migration policy planning in order to help migrants stuck at Poland's border with Belarus.
Poland's Foreign Ministry and the Strategic Reserves Agency have decided to offer humanitarian aid to Belarus as thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have been arriving in the country.
Poland’s human rights ombudsman has said the Polish state has failed to provide aid to a group of migrants stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border despite an interim ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordering it to help.
A Polish convoy carrying humanitarian aid for migrants has reached Lithuania following a request for assistance made by Vilnius through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
A supply of humanitarian aid, including medical and personal protective equipment, will be sent by the Polish government to Vietnam, the office of the Government Strategic Reserves Agency (RARS) announced on Wednesday.
Up to 86 percent of Polish companies tapped into the government's coronavirus relief programme between March and December 2020, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE), an advisory body to the government, has said.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Wednesday decided that Poland must provide food, clothing, medical care and, if possible, temporary shelter to the group of Afghan migrants currently stranded on the Polish-Belarusian border.
A cargo with Polish humanitarian aid for migrants trapped on the Belarusian side has reached the Polish-Belarusian border, the head of the Government Strategic Reserves Agency has told PAP.