EU refugee aid.

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GThe Euro­pean Union has ear­marked a to­tal of 1.69 bil­lion eu­ros in emer­gency aid to help Greece tackle the refugee cri­sis, ac­cord­ing to data re­leased this week by the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion. Greek au­thor­i­ties will re­ceive 794 mil­lion eu­ros of this amount while 506.67 mil­lion will go to the United Na­tions Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and an­other 119.7 mil­lion will go to the In­ter­na­tional Or­ga­ni­za­tion for Mi­gra­tion (IOM). The Euro­pean Asy­lum Sup­port Of­fice (EASO) and non­govern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tions linked to the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion will get 26 mil­lion and 201 mil­lion re­spec­tively.

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