humanitarian appeal

More than US$105 million pledged for Somali refugees

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.

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UN, partners seek record $13 billion to bring life-saving aid to millions in 2014

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.

UN seeks $8.5 billion to help millions in crisis-stricken countries around the world in 2013

To deliver urgent humanitarian aid to 51 million people around the world in 2013, the United Nations and its partners today asked for $8.5 billion to fund emergency response programmes for the year.