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UNICEF: Aid for Syria Children Threatened by Lack of Funds

The U.N. children’s fund warns essential humanitarian programs for hundreds of thousands of children in Syria will have to be cut because it has run out of cash.

With just eight weeks left until the end of the year, the U.N. children’s fund reports only 53 percent has been met of its $295 million appeal for 2019. Unless this major funding shortfall is urgently closed, it reports many children will be denied the lifesaving assistance they need.

UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado says these forced cuts come at a particularly difficult time of the year.

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