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UNCEF allocates 27 million birr for infrastructure development

[Chad] The unmarked Chad Sudan border at Tine.
The unmarked Chad - Sudan border (Liliane Bitong Ambassa/IRIN)

UNICEF has allocated 27 million birr for a coordinated district infrastructure development and other programmes in Tigray, Amhara and Benishangul-Gumz regional states for next year. Out of this amount, over 13 million birr will be used for coordinated development programmes in health, education, water, nutrition, hygiene and other sectors. The remaining funds will be used by the regions in collaboration with the federal government. A UNICEF official in Addis Ababa told IRIN on Monday the money would be divided according to the needs of an area and its population and geographical size.

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