Additional funding required for spike in humanitarian needs

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Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos. [UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferre]

Millions of people remain in desperate need of help around the world, Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos told a press briefing in Geneva on Wednesday.

This year's original appeal for 57 million people in 24 countries has risen to 73 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

Gerry Adams has the story.

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