The European Union will allocate €183 mln for Georgia to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, Lawrence Meredith, Director for Neighbourhood East in DG NEAR in the European Commission said in his Twitter post.
Meredith published a table which shows that the EU will allocate 80 million EUR for immediate needs, while 883 million EUR will be allocated for short-term support.
A total of 183 million EUR is for Georgia out of the amount.
#EU is providing 80 million of immediate & 883 million of short term support to #Armenia #Azerbaijan #Belarus #Georgia #Moldova #Ukraine for #COVID19 outbreak— Lawrence Meredith (@LMeredithEU) April 8, 2020
See the factsheet below on how EU is already bringing concrete support on the ground#StrongerTogether #TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/MHA0umMmvB
It is the most considerable contribution after Ukraine, as it will receive 190 million EUR.
The following countries will also receive financial aid:
Armenia – 92 million EUR,
Azerbaijan – 14 million EUR,
Belarus – 60 million EUR,
Moldova – 87 million EUR.