They will also allocate $320 million to finance efforts to protect democracy and human rights in Ukraine and its neighboring countries.

The United States will allocate an additional $1 billion to finance humanitarian assistance in the situation around Ukraine. This is stated in a statement issued on Thursday by the White House press service.

According to the document, the United States “announces its readiness to provide more than $1 billion ” as part of the next round of funding for humanitarian assistance. “The funds will be used to provide food, drinking water, medicines and other types of assistance to those in need,” the statement says. In addition, $320 million will be allocated to finance efforts to protect democracy and human rights in Ukraine and its neighboring countries.