President Obama Announces $155 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian People

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
January 29, 2013

More:Statement by the President | White House Blog | Responding in Times of Crisis -- Syria

President Barack Obama approved an additional $155 million of humanitarian aid and announced it himself in order to underscore to the Syrian people and the international community the U.S. commitment to assisting Syrians and other refugees in need of immediate, lifesaving assistance as a result of Assad's brutality.

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Terry
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Vietnam
January 29, 2013

Terry in Vietnam writes:

I love Obama

I love America

Norm
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California, USA
January 30, 2013

Norm in California writes:

I can't help but wonder how much of this aid money will find its way into logistical support for al-Qaeda and related armed grouplets, just as it has in Libya and North Africa.

JoAnne L.
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Florida, USA
January 30, 2013

JoAnne L. in Florida writes:

Is he crazy? 4 Americans were killed. $365 MILLION total. I'm sorry. What happened to Americans and standing up for THEIR dignity? We have people "huddling in buildings" and living in cardboard boxes, too, and yet we still send money overseas. And we can't afford it.

annie L.
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Washington, USA
January 31, 2013

Annie L. in Washington writes:

Where are we getting the capital for this humanitarian effort? Is our deficit balanced?

kareem
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Syria
February 1, 2013

Kareem in Syria writes:

We don't need your money , we need your help to save our selves.

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