Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, signed a memorandum of cooperation in New York on Wednesday, which provides for an increase in financial aid, and other aid, to the ICRC.
Since 2015, the resources allocated by the Polish government to humanitarian aid have increased sixfold, Polish Humanitarian Aid Minister Beata Kempa said after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
The team of the Polish Humanitarian Action in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region visited the village of Marina on Sunday as part of a relief project for the most needy in the provinces of Dahuk and Irbil.
We are in contact with NGOs, both secular and religious, on the issue of delivering immediate aid to people in need in Eastern Ghouta in Syria, Poland's minister for humanitarian aid, Beata Kempa, told PAP on Tuesday.
Poland spent a total of PLN 202 million (EUR 48.5 million) on humanitarian aid in 2017, mostly for Syria, and would now also try to help Africa, the Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper reported on Thursday.