European Commission announces €2.4 billion in funding support as transregional migration surge continues
- The aid will be disbursed over six years, with the two countries most acutely affected to receive the largest share: €560 million for Italy and €473 million for Greece.
- France will receive €27 million later in the month, and the U.K. already received €20 million in emergency aid in March.
- France and the U.K. are expected to use the funding they have received to address the situation in Calais, the departure point for many migrants looking to cross into Britain.
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