EU to give money to refugees in Turkey for food, housing

September 8, 2016 12:00 PM

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EU to give money to refugees in Turkey for food, housing

BRUSSELS – The European Union will begin next month providing money to refugees in Turkey so they can pay for their own food, housing and education.

The EU's executive arm announced Thursday that under the 348 million euro ($393 million) program debit cards will be distributed to up to one million vulnerable refugees by the first quarter of 2017.

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