Australia Increases Humanitarian Aid to War-Torn Syria

Australia has donated $100 million in humanitarian aid since June 2011. Since 2011, there have been an estimated 93,000 deaths, while around 1.8 million refugees have fled from the civil war in Syria. This has been the largest refugee exodus since the Rwandan genocide almost 20 years ago.

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