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Aid for 3 million Syrian refugees

john kerrySecretary of State John F. Kerry has announced that the United States is providing nearly $378 million in additional U.S. aid to help those affected by the war in Syria.

With this funding, total U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of the crisis will reach more than $2.4 billion.

$1.2 billion will help  over 4.7 million people inside Syria, and $1.2 billion helping nearly 3 million refugees and host communities in the neighbouring countries affected by the crisis.

The United States remains the largest donor of humanitarian aid for those affected by this crisis.

For the refugees from Syria in the region, and the host communities straining to support them, this additional assistance provides food, shelter, medical supplies, and other life saving assistance.

Throughout the region, U.S. funding has helped contain the spread of polio with a vaccination campaign that has reached 25 million children; provided tens of thousands of children schooling and educational materials.

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