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Donors give nearly $375 million to UN emergency relief fund

Donors pledged nearly $375 million today to the United Nations fund that ensures that humanitarian workers can quickly begin saving lives when a crisis strikes.

UN optimistic about donations to pledging session for emergency relief fund

United Nations humanitarian officials say they are hopeful of raising hundreds of millions from donors for the fund set up to ensure rapid and reliable assistance for people caught up in disasters or conflicts.

UN fund and private firm encourage companies to support humanitarian causes

A partnership between the United Nations humanitarian office and a major financial services company unveiled today is urging the corporate world to raise $500,000 in honour of the fifth anniversary of a UN fund that ensures timely assistance to people affected by natural disasters and conflicts.

Millions of people facing crises benefited from UN emergency fund last year – report

The United Nations-managed humanitarian fund set up to ensure rapid assistance for people affected by conflict and natural disasters allocated $415 million last year, making it possible for aid agencies to help at least 22 million people in 45 countries.