geneva - The United Nations next year EUR 21 billion required for humanitarian aid. With that record total 93 million people can be helped in 33 countries.
The British diplomat Stephen O'Brien, who at the United Nations is responsible for emergency and humanitarian projects, said Monday that the demand was not so great was relief in the world since World War II as now. About 80 percent of the requests for help can be traced directly back to conflict. He cited as examples the conflict in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Nigeria and South Sudan.