G7, European, Gulf Nations Pledge $1.8B To U.N. Humanitarian Agencies

Agence France-Presse: G7, Gulf states pledge $1.8 billion for U.N. refugee aid
“The G7 group of leading economies, European countries, and Gulf states pledged $1.8 billion in funding for U.N. aid agencies struggling with the worst refugee crisis in 70 years. The commitment, which in part reflects earlier pledges, came after U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told world leaders at the opening of the General Assembly debate that U.N. humanitarian agencies were ‘broke’…” (Waschinski, 9/30).