Kuwait, Un donors’ conference: 80 countries helped Syrian population

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They donated 3,8 billion dollars. This aid will help several million people displaced from the beginning of civil war.

More than 80 countries decided to donate 3,8 billion dollars at a donors’ conference in Kuwait on Tuesday. The United Nation event served the purpose to find capitals to aid about 11 million Syrian people displaced from the beginning of civil war. Moreover, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey received financial resources to help their populations. Eu committed around 1 billion euro.

Syria has become “the largest displacement crisis in the world” and “12.2 million people needed of aid”, said Un Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. A rising geopolitic and humanitarian emergency, which incited Un Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to call a donors conference for three consecutive years since 2013.

Giacomo Pratali


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