Guterres launches a humanitarian appeal worth about $400 million for the relief of those affected by the earthquake in Syria

Guterres launches a humanitarian appeal worth about $400 million for the relief of those affected by the earthquake in Syria

Feb 16 2023

ARK News… The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, launched a humanitarian appeal to raise about 400 million dollars, to provide relief to the Syrians affected by the earthquake that struck northwestern Syria and southern Turkey last week.

The United Nations account on Twitter said that the Secretary-General launched a humanitarian appeal worth $397 million to help those affected by the earthquake in Syria.

Adding: This moment is a moment of unity, common humanity, and concerted action.

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Guterres said that the United Nations, immediately after the devastating earthquake that struck Syria and Turkey, allocated $50 million for relief efforts through the Central Emergency Response Fund.

Guterres added that the most effective way to stand with people right now is to provide emergency funding.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations urged the member states of the United Nations and all parties to fully fund relief efforts without delay and to help the millions of children, women, and men whose lives were turned upside down by the earthquake disaster.

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