U.N. Launches Largest-Ever Humanitarian Funding Appeal For $20.1B

The Guardian: U.N. launches its biggest ever annual appeal for humanitarian funding
“…The U.N. is likely to ask for about $20bn (£13bn) to fund works next year in 37 countries, including Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, and Ukraine. The funding appeal has risen almost sixfold since 2005, when the U.N. sought $3.7bn. Donor countries are increasingly struggling to meet the funding requirements: the 2014 appeal was only 50 percent funded…” (van der Zee, 12/7).

Reuters: U.N. launches record $20.1 bln aid appeal for 2016
“The United Nations launched a record humanitarian appeal on Monday, asking for $20.1 billion to help 87 million people in 37 national and regional crises in 2016…” (Miles, 12/7).

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