The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the UK (FCDO) is to provide £16 million ($20.1 million) to address widespread needs in Ukraine, including to support those affected by the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam, Report informs, citing the British Government.
In recognition of growing needs FCDO to provide £16 million to enable aid partners to help civilians, including 32,000 people directly affected by flooding, as well as at the frontlines and displaced communities.
UK funding will assist aid organisations with their response and includes £10 million ($12.5 million) to the Red Cross Movement, £5 million ($6.28 million) to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and £1 million ($1.25 million) to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
To bolster rescue efforts and manage impact of ongoing flooding the FCDO is sending boats, community water filters, water pumps and waders to Ukraine.
The destruction of Nova Kakhova dam has affected 42,000 people in the Kherson area.