U.S. To Provide $439M In Additional Assistance To Humanitarian Response To Syrian Conflict

U.S. Department of State: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis
“Secretary Kerry announced [Tuesday] that the United States is providing nearly $439 million in additional lifesaving humanitarian assistance for those affected by the war in Syria. This new funding brings U.S. humanitarian assistance in response to this conflict to nearly $5.6 billion since the start of the crisis. … 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…” (7/12).