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Mar 27, 2024

A Deadly Combination for the Humanitarian Response in Syria

The humanitarian crisis deteriorated significantly throughout 2023, as indicated by a more than 15% increase in the number of people in need. Despite this, the UN is seeking 18% less funding for 2024. If you account for inflation, the decline is even more significant.

Given the emergence of other crises and anticipated aid reductions from key donor nations, the funding shortfall is likely to widen further.

Aid is a lifeline to millions of Syrians, with aid receipts often exceeding all public spending combined.

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