Total requirements for Syria reach US$5.2 billion


Largest humanitarian appeal to date

On Friday, 7th of June 2013, the United Nations (UN) announced a new appeal for Syria – the largest ever UN appeal to date, with total requirements reaching US$5.2 billion for 2013. The UN has, in fact, revised its two main appeals upwards, the Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP) for people inside the country, and the Syria Regional Response Plan (RRP) for refugees in the region.

This briefing paper collates and summarises the latest available information on financial investments in humanitarian assistance via international actors to the Syria crisis (based on data downloaded 10th of June, 2013).