The Office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs said that this year to assist the needy still needs to 16.1 billion dollars. The number of people needing humanitarian support, rose to a record 130 million people.
While the global humanitarian response funded by only a quarter, said zamgenseka UN for humanitarian Affairs Stephen O’brien.
The increase in funding is due to the continuing conflict in the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria. Also to blame for this natural disaster: a cyclone in Fiji, an earthquake in Ecuador, the phenomenon of El niño, which led to severe drought in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.