United States through the World Bank will allocate $ 4.5 billion to Ukraine for social benefits

The United States through the World Bank will provide $4.5 billion in additional assistance. The funds will be used for social transfers, medical services and pensions

The United States, through the Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide the government of Ukraine with $4.5 billion in assistance to help reduce the acute budget deficit. This was reported on the agency's website.

“These funds, provided by the United States through the World Bank, will allow the government of Ukraine to support key areas, including social and financial assistance to Ukrainians,”— the message says.

It is specified that we are talking about paying salaries to civil servants, healthcare workers, teachers, as well as ensuring the supply of gas and electricity to hospitals, schools and other critical infrastructure.

the Ukrainian authorities will receive some tranches. The first tranche of $3 billion will be received in August.

“As soon as these additional funds are fully utilized, the US government will provide the government of Ukraine with a direct $8.5 billion in budget support,— noted in USAID.

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