Aid agencies in Mali have launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP ), asking for $263 million to provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people, a senior United Nations aid official in the country said
More than US$105 million pledged for Somali refugees
More than US$105 million has been pledged at an international conference designed to help support Somali refugees. The conference held jointly between the United Nations and European Union was held Wednesday in Belgium.
The United Nations and its partners will need nearly $13 billion in funding to reach millions of people with life-saving aid in 2014, with half of that sought for those affected by the deepening crisis in Syria.