U.N. Office For The Coordination Of Humanitarian Affairs Appeals For Record $22.2B For 2017
Associated Press: U.N. humanitarian aid agency: Record $22.2B needed in 2017
“The U.N.’s humanitarian aid coordination agency says it and partners require a record $22.2 billion next year to help people hit by conflict and disasters around the world, a 10 percent increase from this year…” (Keaten, 12/5).
The Guardian: U.N. makes biggest ever aid appeal amid fears of compassion fatigue
“…The annual appeal, to be launched on Monday against the backdrop of a struggling global economy, a rising tide of nationalist sentiment epitomized by politicians such as Donald Trump, and growing compassion fatigue, will seek to raise roughly $22bn (£17.4bn). But in recent years, donor countries have failed even to come close to meeting funding requirements. Last year’s $20.1bn appeal — at the time the largest ever made — resulted in a funding shortfall of $10.7bn…” (Hodal, 12/4).
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