Luxembourg humanitarian help

August, 19 is the World Humanitarian Day, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg announced the data on its financial assistance to developing countries and crisis regions.

In 2012, Luxembourg has allocated for this purpose 41,388,224 euros, representing 0.16% of GDP, or 106 euros per capita. Thus, Luxembourg and Sweden were the most «generous» OECD countries on this indicator.

It is noted that the lion’s share of these funds was allocated for programs to help the civilian population of Syria and Mali.