Syrian crisis: EU pledges additional funding for humanitarian aid as needs continue to rise
EU News 7/2014
Brussels, 14 January 2014
The European Commission will pledge an extra €165 million for vital humanitarian assistance and for areas such as education and support to host communities and local societies for 2014 at the International Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait on 15 January. This will bring the total funding since the start of the crisis to over €1.1 billion, including €615 million in life saving humanitarian aid alone.
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