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Donors pledge $US6 billion for Syria at EU-hosted conference

People ride a motorbike past buildings damaged by an earthquake that hit Syria on February 6, in the rebel-held town of Jandaris, Syria, on 29th March, 2023.

Brussels, BelgiumReuters International donors pledged €5.6 billion ($US6.13 billion) at an EU-hosted conference in Brussels on Thursday to help Syria where an earthquake in February compounded the plight of a poverty-stricken population caught up in conflict since 2011. The pledges include €4.6 billion for 2023 and one billion for 2024 and beyond to support people […]