World: Emergency aid funding fell in 2017, even as Syria/Yemen wars drove needs higher

Source: IRIN
Country: Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, World, Yemen

Despite calls to reform and “localise” the response to humanitarian crises, two thirds of the money went to just 13 major groups

The numbers are in: 2017 was another costly year for humanitarian aid donors, but despite huge needs in Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, and elsewhere, funding levels have stagnated.

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