01/03/2013

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Amos: Only USD 200 Million Were Received out of 1.5 Billion in Pledges to Help Syrians

March 1, 2013

NEW YORK, (SANA) – UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, said on Thursday that pledges to help Syrians reached USD 1.5 billion, however, only USD 200 million were received.

At a press conference, Amos added, "We are cooperating with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and we are communicating with the Syrian government and -the Syrian Opposition Coalition-… we are working not only in Damascus, but also in Homs."

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http://www.sana-syria.com/eng/22/2013/03/01/469994.htm