UAE pledges $300 million to help Syrian refugees

January 30, 2013 11:06

KUWAIT - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) pledged on Wednesday to provide $300 million to help Syrian refugees made homeless by nearly two years of conflict, the official WAM news agency reported.

Announcing the funding at an aid donor conference in Kuwait, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said since the start of the Syria crisis the UAE had been committed to providing relief for Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries, the agency reported.

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