UN to allocate extra $100M for humanitarian aid to Africa, N. Korea

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UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations will allocate additional $100 million to provide vital assistance to the African countries and North Korea, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Friday. According to OCHA, $64 million will be allocated to the countries of central and eastern Africa to work with large-scale migration of people caused by the conflict in Southern Sudan, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, $28 million will be allocated to humanitarian agencies working in Libya and Mali. Some $8 million will be allocated to support more than 2.2 million North Korean people in need, of which 1.8 million are children lacking food.

PNA/SPUTNIK

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