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UN launches largest-ever appeal to help 50 million people in crises worldwide
30 Nov 2010 -  The United Nations today appealed for more than $7.4 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to 50 million people suffering from the effects of conflicts and natural disasters in 28 countries over the coming year. The amount sought for 2011 is the largest since the creation of the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) in 1991. It comprises appeals for the West Africa region and 13 countries – Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, the occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Zimbabwe. Full Story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=36901&Cr=humanitarian&Cr1=appeal
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