24.04.2015 · The Government

The Faroese government has decided to pledge DKK 1,000,000 in humanitarian aid to boat migrants

In an urgent governmental meeting yesterday April 23rd the government of the Faroe Islands discussed recent tragic events and the distressing situation of migrants in the Mediterranean.

The government has decided to allocate DKK 1,000,000 to aid humanitarian efforts and relief agencies in the area. The funds will be transferred to a relief agency operating in the area, and the government is now making inquiries to determine which humanitarian organisation shall receive the donation.