The white house has defrosted funding Syrian White helmets
The white house has renewed funding of the organization “White helmets” operating in Syria. On 14 June, AP reports.
The organization will receive from the White house, $6.6 million
The official representative of Gosdepartamenta USA Heather Nauert said the funds will go towards the continuation of “vital and life-saving” activities, which are White helmets.
However, as noted by the AP, the us government has not explained the fate of the others is more than $190 million allocated for humanitarian support to Syria. At the end of March the US President, Donald trump has frozen these funds. Now some of them will go to “helmets”.
That the United States has suspended financial support of the “White helmets”, it became known in early may. The reasons for this decision were not specified. In the volunteer organization said that no US aid can go a few months.
“White helmets” appeared in 2014 on the backdrop of civil war in Syria. Now the organization comprised more than three thousand people who conduct the search operation and are monitoring the situation in Syria. According to the organization, during the existence of the it staff saved 100 thousand people.