US spends N1.2 trillion on humanitarian assistance in 2014


John Kerry
The United States Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, on Friday said that his government spent over N1.2 trillion ($6 billion) on humanitarian assistance to different countries in 2014.
Kerry made the announcement in a message to mark this year’s World Refugee Day, scheduled for June 20.
The UN has set aside every June 20 as World Refugee Day, to honour those who flee violence and persecution and those who help them on their journey.
He, however, restated his government’s commitment to defending the rights of those affected by violence and oppression. “It’s almost unfathomable that nearly 60 million men, women and …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper