U.K. Pledges $249M For Famine Response In Somalia, South Sudan; E.U., Norway Also Commit Emergency Assistance
Devex: U.K. pledges $249M to South Sudan and Somalia in response to famine
“The U.K. has pledged 200 million British pounds ($249 million) in humanitarian aid to Somalia and South Sudan, after the United Nations declared a famine in South Sudan and issued famine warnings for Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria on Monday. The announcement means that the U.K., European Union, and Norway have together committed more than $342 million in emergency assistance for the crisis…” (Anders, 2/22).