Thousands of refugees are still fleeing ethnic tensions in southern Kyrgyzstan, trying to cross the border into Usbekistan. Humanitarian assistance has begun to arrive but the UN says it is still not enough.
More than half the people who need international aid end up having to find a way to live without it, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent has said. The problem is not just a lack of funds.
The convoy is the first to arrive since January. Some 50,000 people are stranded under desperate conditions at the Rukban camp, 18,000 of them children.
Germany allocated roughly €1.8 billion for foreign aid projects in 2017 alone, making the country the world's second-largest donor. An upcoming government report outlines the scope of Germany's humanitarian spending.
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