UNICEF appeals for over $830 million to help Syrian children

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© UNICEF/Helen Pattinson/Jordan 2013

The UN children's agency (UNICEF) is appealing for $835 million to help Syrian children affected by the ongoing conflict in their country in next year.

The agency says this is the largest amount it has ever sought from donors in its 67 year history.

It is part of a broader appeal launched by the United Nations and its partners in Geneva on Wednesday.

UNICEF's Regional spokesperson, Juliette Touma tells UN Radio's Florence Westergard about the appeal and what the money will be used for.

Duration: 5’13″

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