U.S. Pledges Additional $364M In Humanitarian Aid To Syria, Bringing Total To $5.9B Since 2011
The Atlantic: The United States’s $364 Million Humanitarian Aid to Syria
“The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday the United States would commit more than $364 million in humanitarian aid to those affected by the Syrian civil war. ‘Through this humanitarian funding, the United States continues to provide emergency food, shelter, safe drinking water, medical care, humanitarian protection services, and other urgent relief to millions of people suffering inside Syria and the more than 4.8 million refugees from Syria in the region,’ said Anne Richard, the assistant secretary of state for population, refugees, and migration. The State Department said the announcement brings the total amount of U.S.-pledged assistance to $5.9 billion since 2011, when the civil war first began…” (Serhan, 9/27).