UN, World Bank announce new funds for Mideast refugee crisis

A Yazidi boy from Iraq walks at a refugee camp in the Kurdish town of Derik, Syria, on the border with Turkey and Iraq on September 16, 2015The UN and World Bank said Saturday they will increase financing for the Middle East and North Africa to help countries there deal with millions of refugees and rebuild after conflicts. “The world today is witness to… the highest level of forced displacement since the Second World War,” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement. “To address the scale and the nature of the conflicts, we need new approaches.

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