UN launches 4.4 billion USD plan to support Syrian refugees

UN agencies and NGO partners on Tuesday released a 4.4 billion USD plan to support Syrian refugees.

According to a statement issued by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), most Syrian refugee families and many in their host communities fall below the poverty line and struggle to meet basic needs. The plan brings together some 270 humanitarian and development partners to ensure refugees and host communities receive the support they desperately need. Mourad Wahba, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States said the tremendous efforts being made by countries and communities hosting refugees from Syria, providing vital and generous support even while facing their own challenges.

Source: VOV5