U.N. Humanitarian Senior Official Urges Countries To Step Up Aid In Order To Cut Migration

New York Times: U.N. Says Aid Increase Would Cut Migration
“The new top emergency relief official [at the U.N.] urged the world’s rich countries on Wednesday to step up aid to war zones in the Middle East and Africa so that refugees are not forced to seek safety in Europe. … Stephen O’Brien, the under secretary general for humanitarian affairs, [spoke] in an interview, having recently returned from his first visits to Syria, Iraq, and Yemen…” (Sengupta/Gladstone, 8/26).