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Monday, May 23, 2016

Humanitarian Summit Aims to Mobilise Up to 30 Billion Dollars

Humanitarian Summit Aims to Mobilise Up to 30 Billion Dollars
Baher Kamal
The two-day World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), opening today May 23 in Istanbul, aims at mobilising between 20 and 30 billion dollars to face the on-gowing, worst-ever humanitarian crises, said Stephen O’Brien, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs andEmergency Relief ... MORE > >

What do Aid Organisations Want from the Humanitarian Summit
Daphne Davies

The UN World Humanitarian Summit takes place in Istanbul, 23-24 May. So what hopes do the humanitarian organisations, which deliver aid on the ground, have for the outcomes? The UN report One Humanity: shared responsibility, produced ahead of the Summit describes the international community ... MORE > >

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