The Prime Minister is expected to announce that the UK will increase its humanitarian aid to Syria by £8 million when he delivers a speech to the UN General Assembly today.
Earlier, the International Development Secretary Justine Greening said:
– justine greening, International Development Secretary
Britain has played a leading role amongst the 33 countries directly supporting the people of Syria ...
The £8 million in new funding announced today brings total UK support to date to £38.5 million.
The new money is to be split between theUN children's agency Unicef and the UN'scentral response plan.