German Development Minister Calls For 10B Euro Global Emergency Relief Fund, Cites Rising Food Insecurity In East Africa
Humanosphere: As U.S. gets stingy on foreign aid, Germany calls on others to step up
“Germany wants to start a new global emergency relief fund just as the U.S. announces its intention to leave the United Nation’s Green Climate Fund, the latest move by the Trump administration to diminish America’s role in foreign aid. … German Development Minister Gerd Mueller re-upped his call for a 10 billion Euro emergency fund over the weekend. He cited the rising hunger rates in East Africa as an example…” (Murphy, 6/12).