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Syria: Top UN officials appeal to donors to help end ‘shocking’ scale of suffering 

The UN chief called on the world to step up “financial, humanitarian and political commitments”, to help end nearly a decade of brutal conflict and suffering across Syria, in a video message delivered to the fourth Brussels Donor Conference on Tuesday.

$1.8 billion pledged to assist Sudan’s people on the road to peace and democracy

A High-Level Sudan Partnership Conference took place on Thursday gathering some 50 countries and international organizations together in Berlin, generating pledges to bolster the African nation’s economic and political transformation to the tune of $1.8 billion, and discuss the challenges that lie ahead.

Yemen conference “about hard cash and resources”: UN Coordinator

The donor conference on Tuesday which raised US$1.1 billion to bring Yemen back from the brink of famine was about “hard cash and resources” not “pledges and promises”.

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