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US$10 billion pledged but Syrian refugees need a future: UN chief

Syrian students in class in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: DFID – UK Department for International Development

With more than US$10 billion pledged, Syrian refugees also deserve the chance to work and go to school, to prevent radicalization and despair. That was the impassioned plea from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…

4 Feb 2016 / Listen /

World leaders meet to raise US$9bn for Syria crisis

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World leaders, meeting in London have pledged nearly six billion US dollars this year to help the people of…

4 Feb 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 04 February 2016 (PM)

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Record US$10 billion pledged in humanitarian aid for Syria A record US$10 billion for humanitarian relief in Syria has…

4 Feb 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 04 February 2016 (AM)

Since leaving Syria in 2011, Chouk (centre, right of motorbike) has been living with her parents and 5 brothers and sisters in a makeshift, tented shelter in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Photo: DFID - UK Department for International Development

 "Marshall Plan" needed for two million Syrian child refugees Global leaders urgently need to adopt a 2016 "Marshall Plan"…

4 Feb 2016 / Listen /
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