Funding Shortage Could Shutdown Projects Supporting 9M Children Affected By Syrian War, UNICEF Says
U.N. News Centre: UNICEF-backed projects for millions of children in Syria on verge of being ‘cut off’
“Programs supported by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to assist more than nine million children in Syria and neighboring countries are on the verge of being cut off due to a critical funding shortage. … UNICEF appealed for $1.4 billion for its emergency operations in 2017 inside Syria and in neighboring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, and Egypt. To date, UNICEF has received less than 25 percent of its funding requirements…” (6/16).
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