Emergency Grant Aid for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons by the Political Instability in Syria


1.   On Friday, 24 February, the Government of Japan decided to provide US$3 million in Emergency Grant Aid for refugees and internally displaced persons, etc., by the political instability and the worsening of the human rights situation in Syria since March 2011.


2.   The Aid is intended to provide emergency assistance in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR).