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UN Humanitarian Chief Appeals for Aid

A senior U.N. official says millions of people caught in crises are unable to get the aid they need due to a lack of funding.  The U.N. says most of these crises are potentially explosive and could erupt into regional conflicts.   The United Nations has appealed for a record $16.9 billion to assist 54 million people in 28 countries this year.  Nearly half the year has passed and only 30 percent of that money, or $5.2 billion has been received. U.N. humanitarian chief...

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