GENEVA (AN) – The World Health Organization launched an appeal for US$2.54 billion to help a record number of 339 million people facing complex and intersecting health emergencies around the world, such as climate-related disasters, war, and the health impacts of COVID-19.
The U.N. health agency's funding appeal on Monday for those with the most urgent humanitarian needs in 2023 is less than the US$2.7 billion it sought last year – but the record number of people it cites who desperately need help has more than doubled from the 160 million last year.
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