Friday, February 19, 2010

Al Jazeera: UN Record Appeal for Haiti Aid

The United Nations has launched its largest appeal ever for a natural disaster to help millions of Haitians displaced by last month's earthquake.

The appeal for nearly $1.5bn made on Thursday is almost three times the world body's initial request made on January 15 for a period of six months.

Donors have already pledged $673m, the UN said. More..

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