Dec 13, 2014

UN: $16.4 billion needed to aid most vulnerable

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations appealed Monday for $16.4 billion to pay for global humanitarian needs in 2015, saying the number of people affected by conflicts and natural disasters around the world has reached record levels. More than 40 percent of the appeal — $7.2 billion — would go to help 18.2 million people suffering from the war in Syria. The appeal also covers Central African Republic...

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