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Syria Donor Meeting Aims To Raise Over $1.5 Billion, U.N. Aid Chief Says

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January 12, 2014 AT 5:07 AM
United Nations aid chief Valerie Amos said on Sunday the world body hoped a humanitarian donor conference for Syria hosted in Kuwait this week would raise more than last year's $1.5 billion. According to the UN, Syria's war has killed over 100,000 people and forced more than 2 million to flee abroad. Amos, who met with government officials and visited displaced Syrians, said the situation was getting worse. "I'm not sure when they will be able to go back home.